Epstein ends life in jail cell

Epstein ends life in jail cell

New York - Epstein was found unresponsive in his cell.



By AFP

Published: Sat 10 Aug 2019, 11:32 PM

Last updated: Sun 11 Aug 2019, 1:34 AM

Disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein has committed suicide in prison while awaiting trial on charges that he trafficked underage girls for sex, officials and media reported on Saturday, sparking an FBI investigation.
Epstein, a convicted paedophile who befriended numerous politicians and celebrities over the years, was found unresponsive in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center from "an apparent suicide", the US Department of Justice said.


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