”Jeffrey Epstein, accused sex trafficker, dies by suicide” – ABC News
One day after unsealed court documents revealed the names of powerful men: former Maine Senator George Mitchell, ex-New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, money manager Glenn Dubin, MIT professor Marvin Minksy, etc., as participants in the abuse of trafficked girls, reports announce that Jeffrey Epstein is dead of an ”apparent suicide.” Whether or not suicide is the real cause of death remains to be seen.
”Epstein hanged himself, law enforcement sources said. He was transported in cardiac arrest at 6:39 a.m. from Metropolitan Correctional Center to New York Downtown Hospital, according to sources.”~ABC News
Two weeks ago, Epstein, 66, was placed on suicide watch after he was found nearly unconscious in his cell with injuries to his neck.
After he was found two weeks ago, ”semi-conscious” in his cell, with injuries to his neck, Epstein had been placed on suicide watch in his New York prison cell, with 24-hour video surveillance. Will the tapes be released to prove the cause of his death?
This turn of events is preferable to the alternative of a release pending trial, but not an ideal form of closure for the multitude of victims in this story.
Epstein’s case is now conveniently closed, but investigations into his accomplices, the women who acted as recruiters, are ongoing. How will the SDNY handle all the damning evidence implicating so many powerful men now that the central figure is out of the picture? Epstein’s death, and his inability to testify and name names must be a relief for many not yet accused.