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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

Lawmaker calls on Congress to investigate Epstein accusations following financier's death

Lawmaker calls on Congress to investigate Epstein accusations following financier's death Rep. Lois Frankel is calling for Congress to launch investigations into sexual abuse and trafficking accusations against Jeffrey Epstein.

While the Metropolitan Correctional Center, where Epstein was detained pending trial on federal sex-trafficking charges, requires corrections officers to check on inmates every 30 Epstein may have been be vastly more famous than Bland, Jimenez, and Coestly, but the circumstances of his death

Corrections officers had not checked in on financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein for “several” hours before he was found hanging in his cell Saturday, a person familiar with the matter said, just one in a series of missteps in the hours leading up to his death.


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.

Broken Bones Found In Autopsy Raises New Questions In Epstein Death

Broken Bones Found In Autopsy Raises New Questions In Epstein Death NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- An autopsy found that Jeffrey Epstein "sustained multiple breaks in his neck bones", the Washington Post reports, raising more questions surrounding the circumstances of his death. The hyoid bone was among the bones broken in found in Epstein's neck, which in men, is located near the Adam's apple. Experts told the Post that this sort of break is more common in victims of homicide by strangulation. Epstein, 66, was found dead in his cell in the federal Metropolitan Correctional Center on Saturday. Attorney General William P. Barr, described his death as an "apparent suicide.

Jail policy called for guards to check Epstein every 30 minutes, but investigators have learned those Epstein was found unresponsive in his cell Saturday morning. Nadler and Collins wrote that they agree with Attorney General He said anyone who may have conspired with Epstein "should not rest easy."

Corrections officers had not checked in on financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein for “several” hours before he was found hanging in his cell Saturday, a person familiar with the matter said, just one in a series of missteps in the hours leading up to his death.

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.

Shrieking heard from Jeffrey Epstein's jail cell the morning he died

Shrieking heard from Jeffrey Epstein's jail cell the morning he died Congress is the latest to start investigating his apparent suicide over the weekend​, with new reports raising questions about the federal jail where he was being held . One of Epstein's guards at the Metropolitan Correctional Center on the night he died was reportedly not a regular corrections officer. On Monday, Attorney General William Barr criticized the detention center where the disgraced financier was held. "We will get to the bottom of what happened and there will be accountability," Barr said. "I was appalled and frankly angry to learn of the MCC's failure to adequately secure this prisoner.

Neither guard guarding Jeffrey Epstein had checked on the multi-millionaire for several hours before he was found dead, and one of these guards was not a However, the anonymous prison official and two law enforcement officials said that no one had checked on Epstein for several hours and that his

(Newser) – Corrections officers should have been checking on Jeffrey Epstein every half-hour. Epstein , 66, had previously been on suicide watch as he awaited trial on sex trafficking charges, but had recently been removed from it; the New York Post reports that was done at his lawyer's request.

"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.

Victoria's Secret billionaire Leslie Wexner accuses Epstein of misappropriating 'vast sums of money' from him.
Billionaire Leslie Wexner on Wednesday accused his former money manager Jeffrey Epstein of misappropriating millions of his fortune.The Wall Street Journal reported that Wexner, the billionaire behind Victoria's Secret, issued a statement to members of the Wexner Foundation, alleging that more than $46 million of his family's fortune was uncovered after the L Brands CEO decided to cut ties with Epstein in 2007. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

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