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CrimeCorrections officers may have falsified reports they checked on Epstein

03:05  14 august  2019
03:05  14 august  2019 Source:   cbsnews.com

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Corrections officers have long complained about being overworked with 60-plus hour work weeks and mandatory overtime. The FBI has begun reaching out to begin the process of interviewing officers and staff at the Manhattan detention center as part of its investigation into Epstein 's death, a source

Sources claim corrections officers may have ' falsified reports ' regarding Epstein . It was claimed that the officers said they checked on Epstein but actually didn't. Employees of the Metropolitan Correctional Center haven been complaining about being overworked with 60 or more hours per week.


New York — Corrections officers may have falsified reports saying they checked on Jeffrey Epstein as required by protocol, according to a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation into Epstein's apparent suicide.

Multiple sources told CBS News that Epstein's cellmate at the Metropolitan Correctional Center posted bail last Friday, leaving Epstein alone in his cell the day before he died. Another source familiar with the investigation said it appears Epstein had been dead one to two hours before he was found.

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.@CBSNews has learned corrections officers may have falsified reports that they checked in on Jeffrey Epstein in jail as required by protocol. As we reported yesterday, shrieking and shouting was heard from Jeffrey Epstein ’s cell on the morning he died, while one of Epstein ’s guards at the

There are new developments in the investigation into the apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein . A law enforcement source told CBS News corrections officers may have falsified reports they checked on Epstein .

Epstein, who was being held on sex-trafficking charges, was taken off suicide watch about one week after an apparent attempt to hang himself on July 23.

Corrections officers may have falsified reports they checked on Epstein

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At least one temporary employee at the detention center was on watch Friday night into Saturday morning, multiple sources said. The replacement employee was not part of the regular detail assigned to Epstein's special housing unit.

The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that the warden of the federal jail will be re-assigned and two prison staffers were placed on administrative leave.

One day after the FBI raided Epstein's 70 acre private estate in the Virgin Islands, President Trump said Tuesday he wants a full investigation, which he said included questions about former President Bill Clinton.

Trump retweets post promoting conspiracy theory about Jeffrey Epstein's death

Trump retweets post promoting conspiracy theory about Jeffrey Epstein's death President Trump on Saturday retweeted a post promoting a conspiracy theory about Jeffrey Epstein's death. The tweet, by Twitter user Terrence K. Williams, blamed the death on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President Clinton and does not provide evidence. The tweet included the hashtags #ClintonBodyCount and #ClintonCrimeFamily, as well as a photo of both the former president and former secretary of State. Conspiracy theories linking the death to both the Clinton and Trump himself trended Saturday on Twitter. The Hill has attempted to reach the White House, Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton for comment.

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Prosecutors had offered the corrections officers an opportunity to sit voluntarily for an interview, but the In the days since Epstein 's death, reports of mistakes and mismanagement behind the walls of the Epstein had not been checked on for hours before his suicide, CNN has reported , and the

"You have to ask, did Bill Clinton go to the island? That's the question. If you find that out, you're gonna know a lot," the president said.

Mr. Trump on Saturday retweeted a conspiracy theory that claims to link the Clintons to Epstein's death. In a statement, a Clinton spokesman said the suggestion that the Clintons were involved is "ridiculous, and of course not true — and Donald Trump knows it."

Attorneys representing some of Epstein's alleged victims told CBS News they plan to file civil cases against his estate in the coming days. Some are even trying to tear up the now infamous 2008 plea deal Epstein made with Florida prosecutors which would make it easier for them to go after his accomplices.

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