Martin G. Weinberg, Reid Weingarten and Michael Miller released a statement asserting that ‘no one should die in jail’ and blasting the Metropolitan Correctional Center’s ‘medieval conditions.’

‘His safety was the responsibility of the MCC,’ the lawyers said in a statement obtained by the New York Times. ‘It is indisputable that the authorities violated their own protocol.’

They later added: ‘We are not satisfied with the conclusions of the medical examiner. We will have a more complete response in the coming days.’