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In the hours before an accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide early Saturday morning, and the two corrections officers keeping watch over the disgraced financier was in a special unit of the New York City federal lockup have been reported to be in the midst of the work overtime shifts — and one of the individuals was not a regular corps, according to a union head.
Epstein, 66, was found unconscious in his cell Saturday at the Metropolitan Correctional Center and later pronounced dead — and this is prompting questions about how such a high-profile prisoner could have killed himself in an ultra-secure facility in a little more than two weeks, officials believed that Epstein was previously in a suicide attempt.
Serenity Johnson, the president of the American Federation of Government Employees Local 3148, told the Washington Post that the facility will operate with less than 70 per cent of the required manpower, so most of the employees together as a 60 – or 70-hour work week.
In this July 1, 2019 at the latest photos shows the Manhattan Correctional Center in New York city. AP photo/Richard Drew
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“If it’s not, Mr. Epstein, it could be someone else, because of the circumstances of the institution,” Johnson told the Washington Post. “It wasn’t a question of how it happened, or is happening, but it was only a matter of time for it to happen. It was in the pipeline. Our staff members are seriously over-worked.”
THE GUARDS AT THE BEGINNING OF EPSTEIN’S PRISON A UNIT OF WORK, SUBSTANTIAL OVERTIME SHIFTS IN THE TIME OF HIS DEATH, REPORTS SAY
A person familiar with the facilities and operations, told the Associated Press that the MCC’s Special housing unit is occupied by a man who was working on a fifth straight day of overtime, and the other was of a mandatory overtime shift. The person is not authorized to discuss the crash and the activities of the public spoke on Sunday on condition of anonymity.
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New York city’s chief medical examiner, said that the results are going to be released in anticipation of the other pending investigations.
Johnson told the Washington Post that one of the individuals assigned to look at Epstein-the device does not operate as a correctional officer, but he was in a position to do so, just like the others, in roles such as coaches and teachers. Gregg, that is not to say the person’s regular job, told the Washington Post that she did not know whether the workload plays a role in the apparent suicide, but said they had long complained about the number of employees.
The union’s president, said that she had told the supervisors, “it is only a matter of time before we have a loss of life due to under-staffing at the facility.
With the reports of under-staffing, overtime and shifts and to fill the prison guards is in the midst of the news that Epstein hadn’t checked in for a “couple of hours” before his death, while normal operations at the MCC, would be to require civil servants to check on him — physically — in every 30 minutes, a person familiar with the situation told Fox News on Monday.
Moreover, Epstein does not have a cellmate the night of his death, and that the source is stated, was unusual.
BUT EPSTEIN WAS NOT TO BE CHECKED IN HOURS BEFORE APPARENT SUICIDE: REPORT
New York City’s chief medical examiner released a statement Sunday night, saying an autopsy was carried out on Epstein, but more information is needed before a cause of death determination could be made.
A person familiar with the matter told the Associated Press that Jeffrey Epstein had been taken off suicide watch before he was himself slain, on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at a New York city jail.
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Dr. Barbara Sampson said the city’s medical examiner conducted the autopsy, on Sunday, during a private, first observed in the research on the application of Epstein’s agents. Sampson said the first observation of an autopsy is a routine.
The private pathologist, Dr. Michael Baden, the city’s chief medical examiner, in the late 1970’s, and has been called as an expert witness in high-profile cases, including the defense at O. J. Simpson’s 1994 murder trial. In addition to his work as a forensic pathologist, Baden is a Fox News contributor.
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A little more than two weeks in the past, Epstein has been placed on suicide watch after he was found semi-conscious with a bruise on the back of his neck, law enforcement sources told the New York Post at the time. However, after a week of psychological evaluation, he was taken out of the window at the end of July, and not on a limiting control at the time of his death, by a person familiar with the matter confirmed to Fox News.
As attorney General, Bill Barr, this raises questions about the circumstances surrounding Jeffrey Epstein’s death
A former FBI agent, Chad Jenkins, weighs in on the apparent suicide of an accused sexual abuser, Jeffrey Epstein.
Attorney General William Barr called for an investigation by the FBI and the Justice Department’s inspector general’s office, adding that he was “shocked” to learn of Epstein’s death, and that it is in the federal government’s authority over the child.
“Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must be answered,” Barr said in a statement.
Epstein, 66, had been denied bail, and facing the challenges of 45 years in prison on a federal sex trafficking and conspiracy, the open of the previous month. He Had pleaded not guilty and was awaiting trial.
Fox News’ Jake Gibson, Nicole, Darrah, and Louis Casiano, and the Associated Press contributed to this report.