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.
On Tuesday, the Justice Department announced that two corrections officers from the New York City jail where Jeffrey Epstein was found dead last week have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of FBI and Office of the Inspector General investigations into his apparent suicide.
Billionaire and socialite Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his prison cell on the morning of August 10, with authorities treating the case as a suspected suicide.
The raid comes as part of the FBI’s probe into former financier Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide at in a New York City prison where he had been held ahead of his pending trial; he was charged with the sex trafficking of minors. The 66-year was found dead in his top security cell on 10 August.
US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, told Fox News on Tuesday that he was familiar with the facility where convicted sex offender and pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was held and had been inside the prison at least 20 times in his former roles as prosecutor and defense attorney.
US Department of Justice spokesperson Kerri Kupec said Tuesday that two prison guards assigned to the unit that housed accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein have been put on administrative leave following Epstein’s reported suicide over the weekend.
Multi-millionaire pedophile and convicted sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell on Saturday in mysterious circumstances. Epstein was assaulted prior to his death after reportedly telling guards that he believed he was targeted to be killed.
The apparent suicide of accused sex trafficker and pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has raised multiple conspiracy theories. However, regardless of whether any of the theories hold weight, Epstein’s death sheds light on irregularities in the US’ mass incarceration system, Kevin Gosztola, a writer for Shadowproof.com, told Sputnik’s Loud & Clear.
US multi-millionaire and convicted sexual offender Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his jail cell Saturday morning after being removed from suicide watch. This followed an assault from an inmate and Epstein himself informing guards that he believed someone was trying to kill him.
Earlier, US President Donald Trump said he would like to see an official investigation into the circumstances behind convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein's death in a New York prison, adding that Attorney General William Barr was "doing a full investigation" into his alleged suicide.
As Epstein’s namesake came forward to reveal his woes on social media, a number of people noted that they too have to deal with similar issues.
US billionaire and convicted sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was found hanged in his jail cell following his removal from suicide watch on Saturday morning. This followed an assault by another inmate and Epstein himself informing guards that he believed someone wanted to murder him.
Numerous conspiracy theories have emerged following the billionaire's death. Trump himself reposted comedian Terrence K. Williams' tweet indicating that the Clintons were possibly involved in the case.
On 9th August, financier Jeffrey Epstein reportedly hanged himself in his Manhattan prison cell, where he awaited trial for federal sex trafficking charges. Allegations of foul play have loudly abounded since, and his accusers have publicly expressed frustration his crimes will now never be heard in court.
On 9 August, a federal appeals court unsealed nearly 2,000 pages of documents related to accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, his associate Ghislaine Maxwell and lots of rich and powerful people allegedly involved in the sexual abuse of minors. The next day, reports emerged about Epstein's apparent suicide.
Earlier, US Attorney General William Barr lambasted the Metropolitan Correctional Centre in New York for “serious irregularities”; former US financier and convicted sexual offender Jeffrey Epstein died there last week, in what the authorities said was an apparent suicide.
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Lee Stranahan and Garland Nixon discuss the death of Jeffrey Epstein and the reporting that has occurred in the wake of this event. Why are reports that Epstein apparently committed suicide raising eyebrows, and how has the mainstream media sought to control narratives surrounding Epstein's death?
Epstein was awaiting trial on charges of running a sex trafficking network which procured underage victims, but pleaded not guilty. His apparent suicide in prison cell over the weekend has fuelled multiple conspiracy theories.
The claim comes as the FBI is investigating the apparent suicide of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, who was found dead in his cell in the special housing unit of New York’s Metropolitan Correctional Centre on Saturday morning.
Due to prison oversight, the convicted sexual offender was discovered hours after he was dead, media reports say.
In an interview, Epstein disclosed that it was his notoriety that drove powerful acquaintances to confide in him.
The apparent suicide of accused sex trafficker, pedophile and friend of US presidents Jeffrey Epstein in prison on Saturday, just a week after a previous attempt, has swindled his victims out of complete justice and vindication, Jacqueline Luqman, the co-editor-in-chief of Luqman Nation, told Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear Monday.