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.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The top two members of the US House Judiciary Committee have asked Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Acting Director Hugh Hurwitz to answer a list of 23 questions related to the policies and procedures of the prison in New York where accused sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is reported to have committed suicide.
Multi-millionaire pedophile and convicted sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his jail cell after being taken off suicide watch. This followed an assault as well as Epstein telling guards that he believed someone was trying to kill him.
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The 66-year-old financier and convicted sex offender, additionally accused of underage sex trafficking, was found dead in his cell on 10 August awaiting trial. While it was originally deemed suicide, his death created suspicion as he had previously been put on suicide watch in July after what was described earlier as a suicide attempt.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Attorney General William Barr said that the Department of Justice has learned of "serious irregularities" at the federal jail in New York, where accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein allegedly killed himself on 10 August.
Following the unexpected suicide of the main suspect in a high-profile under-age sex trafficking case, numerous questions arose about how a person placed on suicide watch two weeks ago had managed to kill himself in his cell.
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US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide on 10 August in prison where he had been pending trial on charges of sex trafficking involving minors.
Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide in his New York jail cell on 10 August — just hours after unsealed court documents named some of the world's famous and powerful people as allegedly being involved in his purported child sex trafficking scheme.
The financier and socialite, awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, died just two weeks after he was reportedly found with bruises on his neck. Although officials almost immediately stated that it was an “apparent suicide”, conspiracy theories abound with some sources claiming Jeffry Epstein believed someone had tried to kill him.
Correctional officers who worked in a special unit inside the New York City jail that housed Jeffrey Epstein before his death had reportedly worked extreme overtime shifts to compensate for staffing shortages.
Jeffrey Epstein, a 66-year-old financier who was accused of organising child sex trafficking and assaulting over 30 underage girls, was found dead in the Metropolitan Correctional Centre in Lower Manhattan on 9 August. Conflicting reports indicate that he could have been on suicide watch at the time.
Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced financier charged with child sex trafficking, was found hanged in his jail cell on Friday night. His apparent suicide has created fertile ground for conspiracy theories online as multiple media outlets have reported that he was on suicide watch following a suspected attempt to kill himself last month.
US financier and socialite Jeffrey Epstein apparently took his own life at a New York prison, where he had been held since last month on child sex trafficking and conspiracy charges. The news came just hours after a bulk of documents, raising suspicions against Epstein’s powerful friends, including Prince Andrew, were released.
The apparent suicide of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein immediately spawned allegations of prison negligence and multiple conspiracy theories, as the details of the case remain blurry.
The report of Jeffrey Epstein's suicide comes a few weeks after speculation that the US financier was found injured and unresponsive on the floor of his prison cell in Manhattan. At the time, multiple media outlets suggested that he might have attempted to kill himself.