FBI and other US agencies are investigating the billionaire paedophile's death after media, citing law enforcement officers, reported that Epstein committed suicide on 10 August by hanging himself at the prison where he had been held ahead of his pending trial on charges of sex trafficking minors.
Police have been investigating Epstein since the 2000s and arrested him in 2005 for molesting an underage girl. Epstein served 13 months in custody.
In July 2019, Epstein was arrested a second time for allegedly trafficking under-age girls at his mansion for sex. Some of the charges dated back to the 2000s.
Epstein pleaded not guilty to all charges against him but faced up to 45 years in prison had he been convicted.
Prosecutors have pledged that an investigation Jeffrey Epstein's alleged crimes would continue after a US District Judge reportedly dismissed a criminal sex trafficking case against him last month.
Officials in the US state of New Mexico are in the process of canceling state land leases for the Zorro Ranch, owned by an convicted sex offender and pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, Fox News reported on Friday.
A US District Judge on Thursday formally dismissed a criminal sex trafficking case against deceased pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, Reuters has reported. The move was expected following the notorious sex offender and friend of the rich and powerful's mysterious suicide in jail earlier this month.
While under oath, Virginia Roberts, 35, one of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's former 'teenage sex slaves', detailed how she was forced to massage 'The Simpsons' creator Matt Groening's 'crusty' toenails during a flight on the pedophile's private jet in 2001, The Daily Mail reported, citing newly-unsealed court documents.
Jeffrey Epstein, who committed suicide while awaiting trial in a New York jail on 10 August, had been charged with sex trafficking of minors. Ten new witnesses to alleged Epstein-linked sexual abuse have emerged in France this week.
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead on 10 August in the New York detention facility where he had been awaiting trial on charges of sex trafficking involving minors. Authorities confirmed suicide as the cause of death, but suspicious circumstances surrounding Epstein’s imprisonment have since prompted two investigations into the case.
The acting head of the federal department managing US prisons left office following the scandalous death of Jeffery Epstein, the key figure in a high-profile underage sex trafficking case, which is believed to have been a suicide.
Earlier this week, photos of the Duke waving goodbye to a young girl at Jeffrey Epstein’s residence were published that were reportedly taken in 2010. Several women said Queen Elizabeth II’s third-youngest child had physical contact with them, but a judge dismissed charges that Prince Andrew had sexual relations with minors.
As more details emerge regarding the mysterious death of Jeffrey Epstein, more filthy rumors appear about the social circle of the accused sex trafficker, while journalists continue to probe the dubious past of the pedophile who has been linked to many famous and powerful people, including US Presidents Bill Clinton and Donald Trump.
Epstein’s closest aide is said to have piloted underage girls to the so-called Pedophile Island on a luxury Sikorsky helicopter. She is also accused of “recruiting” underage girls for Epstein’s sexual exploits.
The artist responsible for the infamous painting discovered in the late Jeffrey Epstein’s residence in Manhattan told reporters the picture was sold to unknown buyer several years ago. She said she had no idea how it ended up in the financier’s house.
The New York Medical Examiner's Office released its official autopsy report on financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Friday, finding that he died from suicide by hanging.
The person who recovered the financier’s remains was described simply as “Epstein’s associate”, and their true identity remains unknown.
Earlier, US Attorney General William Barr pledged to continue a probe into Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide, warning that “any co-conspirators should not rest easy”. The 66-year-old’s death caused multiple conspiracy theories due to Epstein's powerful connections.
Igor Zinoviev, 53, a former professional UFC fighter who reportedly worked for the accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein for several years, believes his former boss recruited someone to help him with his apparent suicide in jail, New York Magazine reported Wendesday.
The alleged sex trafficker and convicted sex offender paid extra money for the material and a mixer to be delivered as soon as possible. It is unclear whether he needed the cement for construction purposes or, possibly, for something more sinister.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The correctional system in the United States is broken and in need of reform in the wake of the accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s reported suicide, Tyrone Covington, a senior official with the federal prison workers' union Council of Prison Locals C-33, told Sputnik.
A witness said the eyebrow-raising painting was there when she visited the now-deceased pedophile in 2012. It is unclear why exactly the man displayed the strange picture in his Manhattan mansion.
A representative of the Microsoft founder did not deny that the meetings took place, but underscored that Epstein did not provide official advisory services.