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Department officials say they will continue to investigate, to commit both Jeffrey Epstein’s death and the sex crimes he was accused of.
Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was.suicide watch is removed, after the investigation by a “doctoral-level psychologists,” days before he was found hanged in his prison cell, according to the justice Department
The disclosure was made in a letter Thursday to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-NY, and ranking member Doug Collins, R-Ga. The letter was from Fox News on Friday.
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“The Department can confirm that Mr Epstein was on suicide watch in July,” Ministry of justice official, Stephen E. Boyd wrote. “Mr Epstein, was later removed from suicide watch after will be assessed by a doctoral-level psychologist, it is not determined that a suicide watch was guaranteed.”
Epstein was found unresponsive in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan, NY, August. 10, as he awaited trial on Federal sex-trafficking charges in relation to underage girls. He had been on suicide watch weeks previously, on 23. July, after he was found on the floor of his cell with bruises around the neck.
Both the FBI and the justice Department inspector General is investigating the circumstances that Epstein’s death.
“Although Mr. Epstein passed away, said the Department against anyone who was complicit in his alleged crimes,” the DOJ letter.
Epstein ‘ s ability to his own life while locked up in one of the safest prisons in America, the possibility of a court ended in a negotiation, the involvement of celebrities and sparked widespread anger, he does not answer for his alleged crimes.
Since Epstein’s death, Minister of justice, William Barr, the Director of the federal Bureau of prisons has appointed a new Director and Deputy Director. The prison is assigned to warden, to observe a work Desk post at a regional office and two guards, which were adopted, Epstein the night he died, placed on leave were.
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Meanwhile, on Friday, France announced that it had opened a investigation about the alleged rape of a minor, and a number of other costs associated with the Epstein case. Epstein had a house in Paris, was arrested at the beginning of July after arriving in New Jersey’s Teterboro airport in the French capital.
Epstein had pleaded not guilty to the sexual abuse of girls at the age of 14 and young women in New York and Florida in the early 2000s.
His lawyers have claimed that the charges were undone by a non-prosecution agreement he reached with the Federal government when he pleaded guilty in 2008 on state charges to solicit a minor for prostitution. Under this agreement, in addition to the function of 13 months in prison, he was required to reach financial settlements with dozens of his alleged victims-in and registration as a sex offender.
Fox News’ Jake Gibson, Bill Mears and Samuel Chamberlain, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.