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Attorneys for an aged Chicago mob boss serving a life sentence in solitary confinement for a conviction of a cluster of crimes including mafia murders  and mayhem, are accusing the government of “elder abuse.”

Lawyers for Joey Lombardo, known in mob circles as “the clown” say the 84-year old Outfit boss is just a sick old man in a wheelchair and should be removed from solitary confinement, where he has been locked up 24 hours a day as a violent menace.

Lombardo was smacked with a life sentence  during the landmark Family Secrets  mob murder case against the high-level leaders of the infamous Chicago  outfit