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US News Jeffrey Epstein's Jail Guards Charged

19:10  19 november  2019
19:10  19 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Duke of York 'lacking in compassion' for Epstein's victims

  Duke of York 'lacking in compassion' for Epstein's victims The Duke of York is "utterly lacking in compassion" for the victims of billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Those are the words from a lawyer acting for five of those victims a day after Prince Andrew spoke publicly for the first time about allegations surrounding his friendship with the disgraced American.The Duke of York was interviewed on the BBC's Newsnight about his links to the convicted paedophile, who died in prison earlier this year, and allegations that he had sex with a 17-year-old girl.

that two guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein at the New York jail in which he died have been placed Epstein ’ s death, which came while the financier was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges . Under that deal, Epstein pleaded guilty to state prostitution charges and served 13 months in jail

Jeffrey Epstein was being housed in a special unit of the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Lower The two staff members who were guarding the jail unit where Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed Mr. Epstein had been awaiting trial on charges he had sexually abused scores of teenage girls at his

Jeffrey Epstein wearing glasses and smiling at the camera © /Associated Press

Two federal corrections workers who were on duty the night Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in a Manhattan detention cell have been indicted on federal charges in connection with the disgraced financier’s death, according to charges unsealed Tuesday.

The two federal Bureau of Prisons employees had been accused of failing to check regularly on prisoners under their watch, including Mr. Epstein, who was found dead early Aug. 10.

Tova Noel and Michael Thomas were each charged with one count of conspiring to defraud the United States and conspiracy to make false records. Mr. Noel was also charged with five counts of making false records, and Mr. Thomas was charged with three counts of making false records.

Jeffrey Epstein Suicide: Two Jail Workers Arrested

  Jeffrey Epstein Suicide: Two Jail Workers Arrested Two federal workers who were on duty the night Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in a Manhattan jail were expected to be taken into custody on Tuesday morning on federal charges related to their alleged failure to check on him, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The two federal Bureau of Prisons employees were expected to be charged later in the morning and appear in United States District Court in Manhattan.

Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges , says person briefed on the matter, Saturday, Aug. NEW YORK — Jail guards are suspected of falsifying log entries to show they were checking on inmates in Jeffrey Epstein ’ s unit every half hour when they actually weren’t

Jeffrey Epstein death: Jail guards arrested for botching safety checks. Two workers at a federal jail in New York City were reportedly arrested on charges connected to their alleged botching of conducting safety checks on wealth investor Jeffrey Epstein before his death in August.

Lawyers for the two men couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.

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The two men rejected a deal that would have had them plead guilty to charges of records falsification, The Wall Street Journal and others reported last week.

Mr. Epstein’s death, which the New York City medical examiner’s office ruled a suicide by hanging, exposed chronic staffing shortages, overworked guards and other irregularities at the downtown Manhattan jail where Mr. Epstein was being detained on sex-trafficking charges.

Federal prison guards in custody in connection with Jeffrey Epstein death

  Federal prison guards in custody in connection with Jeffrey Epstein death The guards are accused of failing to conduct regular checks on Epstein, who hanged himself with a bedsheet in prison.

They were tasked with guarding Jeffrey Epstein at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City the night he killed himself. The two guards are expected to be charged in the U. S . District Court in Manhattan later on Tuesday over their alleged failure to check on him. The officers at the federal jail

The two guards who were on duty the night Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in a New York City jail are facing federal charges after allegedly failing to check on the convicted paedophile every half hour. The guards were charged on Tuesday, and are expected to appear in United States District Court in

Mr. Epstein, who had long been dogged by allegations of sexually abuse involving girls, was arrested in July on charges that he orchestrated a sex-trafficking ring for years. A federal judge in Manhattan overseeing the high-profile case ordered Mr. Epstein detained pending trial, citing risk of flight and danger to the community.

Two weeks before his death, Mr. Epstein had been moved to a suicide-watch unit at the jail after he was found unconscious in his cell with marks around his neck.

Write to Rebecca Davis O’Brien at Rebecca.OBrien@wsj.com

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Trial date set for Epstein jail guards .
A judge has set the trial date for two jail guards accused of not checking on Jeffrey Epstein the morning his body was found. Video: Epstein’s prison guards in court (NBC News) Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"], function (binding) { binding("wcVideoPlayer", "#video_player_7d95c4a1-3956-4fb5-8d74-c8dbb619d4ce").all(); }); U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres said guards Tova Noel and Michael Thomas will start their trial April 20, The Associated Press reported Monday.

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