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LA prosecutor declines to charge Michael Avenatti of felony abuse

Michael Avenatti
Michael Avenatti. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images

The Los Angeles District Attorney declined to charge attorney Michael Avenatti on felony domestic violence charges filed by actress Mareli Minutti who said Avenatti dragged her across his apartment floor in Los Angeles while yelling at her and calling her "ungrateful," CBS News reports.

The details: The district attorney's office wouldn't comment on the reasoning behind the decision, however Avenatti said in a statement on Twitter that he is "thankful" the district attorney's office declined to charge him after a "fair, careful and thorough investigation."

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