nearvideo, accused sexual abuser Jeffrey Epstein dead in prison cell
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Attorney General William Barr said Saturday that he is “horrified” about the death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein said that he has spoken to the Department of Justice, the general inspector about the opening of a probe into the circumstances surrounding the apparent suicide is.
“I was horrified to learn that Jeffrey Epstein was found dead early in the morning from an apparent suicide while in Federal custody. Mr Epstein is the death raises serious questions that must be answered. In addition to the FBI investigation, I advised with the Inspector General, of the opening of an investigation into the circumstances of Mr Epstein’s death.”
JEFFREY EPSTEIN DEAD OF APPARENT SUICIDE IN A MANHATTAN JAIL CELL
Epstein, is no longer accused of sex trafficking minors was found, unresponsive in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City at 6:30 PM, life-saving measures were immediately initiated by the reaction of the staff. He was more into the New York Presbyterian-Lower Manhattan hospital and was dead on arrival, officials said.
The New York City medical examiner’s office told Fox News that an autopsy is pending to determine the cause of death. But the death comes two weeks after the 66-year-old was on suicide watch after he was found injured in his cell. Epstein was in his own cell at the time of his death, and was not on suicide watch, according to the Associated Press.
Earlier, several outlets reported that Barr was “pissed off” on the learning of Epstein’s death
His death answers calls triggered from across the political spectrum. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., tweeted that “we need answers, and many of them.” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, said in Iowa that the circumstances of Epstein’s death during the””.
Rep. Matt Gaetz, he tweeted agreed with the AOC.
“Chairman @RepJerryNadler should investigation the prioritization of justice, as Jeffrey Epstein died in state custody (Nadler in your own neighborhood!) the Kavanaugh confirmation (what happens already), and the Russia-joke (which never happened),” Gaetz said.
Sen Ben Sasse, R-Neb., said it was “inexcusable” that Epstein was under constant suicide watch: “These victims deserve their serial perpetrators to justice,” he said.
In The Meantime, Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., said, that the Federal Bureau of prisons “must respond to what is permitted to a systemic failure of the MCC Manhattan or criminal acts, to deny this coward, justice for his victims.”
Epstein was arrested on may 6. July about the alleged sexual abuse of dozens of young girls in his Upper East Side town house and his waterfront mansion in Palm Beach, Florida, between 2002 and 2005
Epstein allegedly created and maintained a “vast network” and operate from 2002 “up to and including” at least 2005, and allows him to “sexually exploiting and abusing dozens of underage girls” in addition to number to recruit victims of other girls. Prosecutors said that the victims can be accompanied to a room with a massage where you massage on Epstein would perform.
In the time of Epstein’s arrest, prosecutors said they found a trove of pictures of naked and semi-naked young women and girls in its $77 million Manhattan mansion. They also say that have more victims since the arrest.
He had pleaded not guilty, and given up to 45 years in jail if convicted.
His death also comes a day after thousands of documents were unsealed by the consumer on Friday in connection with a defamation cause of action against his alleged recruiter, reveals dozens of high-profile names such as former Maine Sen. George Mitchell and ex-New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson. Both men called the accusations false.
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In the meantime, in the hundreds of pages of documents were from the flight logs from Epstein’s private jet. Prominent persons who had traveled on the jet, according to the records, including Bill Gates, who once flew the former President Bill Clinton aide Doug Band, which flew four times President Trump, who once flew in 1997 from Palm Beach to New York, the Colombian President, Andres Pastrana, Dershowitz, Hyatt Hotels Chairman Tom Pritzker, Brunel, and model and talent agent Naomi Campbell among others.
Fox News’ Bryan Llenas, Lissa Kaplan, Jason Donner, Brooke Singman, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.