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2019-08-12 Government
FBI investigating Epstein death in Manhattan jail
[The Hill] The FBI signaled it is investigating the death of disgraced billionaire Jeffrey Epstein after he was discovered dead in his Manhattan jail cell due to an "apparent suicide."

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons said in a news release Saturday that the FBI would investigate the apparent suicide.

Authorities said Epstein was found unresponsive in his cell early Saturday morning. He was transported to a hospital for treatment and he was pronounced dead there, officials said.

Several lawmakers have called for answers in Epstein's death after he was reportedly put on suicide watch in late July following a possible suicide attempt, when he was discovered unconscious in his cell with marks around his neck.

The Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC), where Epstein was being held, did not immediately return The Hill's request Saturday for clarification about Epstein's suicide watch.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-12 01:02|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6464 views ]  Top

#1 I am anxiously awaiting the heavily redacted reports.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-12 01:08||   2019-08-12 01:08|| Front Page Top

#2 They say their man in London has a spectacular dossier.
Posted by Lex 2019-08-12 01:12||   2019-08-12 01:12|| Front Page Top

#3 The Feebs? I feel so confident the Truth Will Out!
Posted by Fred 2019-08-12 01:22||   2019-08-12 01:22|| Front Page Top

#4 By nepharious design.
Posted by Varmint Splat1454 2019-08-12 03:04||   2019-08-12 03:04|| Front Page Top

#5 Hillary is getting old. Took her two tries this time.
Posted by Angairong Flavigum3253 2019-08-12 03:26||   2019-08-12 03:26|| Front Page Top

#6 Wonder how many federal bureaucrats themselves went to the island, or partook of Epstein's wares.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-08-12 04:12||   2019-08-12 04:12|| Front Page Top

#7 The FBI is applying BitBleach to Epstein's server as we speak.
Posted by Dino Protector of the Nebraskans7894 2019-08-12 06:26||   2019-08-12 06:26|| Front Page Top

#8 #1 I am anxiously awaiting the heavily redacted reports.

On the basis that they can't divulge methods and techniques (sarc)?
Posted by JohnQC 2019-08-12 07:32||   2019-08-12 07:32|| Front Page Top

#9 It must be very frustrating down there for Epstein. All Gerald Bull wants to talk about is long-range artillery.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-12 07:41||   2019-08-12 07:41|| Front Page Top

#10 Ha ! Nice, longtom pun.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-08-12 08:03||   2019-08-12 08:03|| Front Page Top

#11 Epstien is probably the right caliber for the gun.
Posted by Snavimble Bucket1794 2019-08-12 09:42||   2019-08-12 09:42|| Front Page Top

#12 And we trust the FBI, don't we?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-08-12 10:29||   2019-08-12 10:29|| Front Page Top

#13 Maybe we should just hire the GRU and have done with it. Have them do the investigations, I'm sure they could use the cash. Some group that is effective. (There, got that off my chest, but right now I do not trust any US law enforcement or intelligence entity. A disgusting point in time. Who can be trusted?)
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2019-08-12 11:43||   2019-08-12 11:43|| Front Page Top

#14 Is Harvey Weinstein helping to produce the suicide video for a lighter sentence?
Posted by Airandee 2019-08-12 12:16||   2019-08-12 12:16|| Front Page Top

#15 The final report as already been written, it was written before Epstein's 'suicide'.
Posted by Seeking Cure For Ignorance 2019-08-12 12:18||   2019-08-12 12:18|| Front Page Top

#16 
Madame knits!
Posted by 3dc 2019-08-12 12:41||   2019-08-12 12:41|| Front Page Top

#17 "FBI would investigate the apparent suicide"

Giving it the same meticulous attention that they gave to Clintons' uranium giveaway to the Russians and the detailed analysis of Madame C.'s "private" server.
Posted by Mercutio 2019-08-12 12:53||   2019-08-12 12:53|| Front Page Top

#18 
Posted by 3dc 2019-08-12 13:37||   2019-08-12 13:37|| Front Page Top

#19 Fox: "I won't rest until I've caught the henhouse killers!"
Posted by charger 2019-08-12 17:30||   2019-08-12 17:30|| Front Page Top

#20 BTW, according to Epstein's biography at Wikipedia, Epstein started working after the summer of 1974 as a physics and mathematics teacher at the Dalton School in the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

The headmaster until June of that year was Donald Barr -- father of AG William Barr, and possibly the man who hired Epstein for that position.
Posted by charger 2019-08-12 18:09||   2019-08-12 18:09|| Front Page Top

#21 How did he do it? Hanging? Slit his wrists?
Posted by Deacon Blues 2019-08-12 19:43||   2019-08-12 19:43|| Front Page Top

#22 How did he do it? Hanging? Slit his wrists?
None can say.
Posted by Lex 2019-08-12 21:48||   2019-08-12 21:48|| Front Page Top

#23 How did he do it? Hanging? Slit his wrists?

All will be revealed at the midnight EDT rollover an hour from now, so compose yourself to patience, my dears. This is Rantburg, and that’s how we roll.
Posted by trailing wife 2019-08-12 21:58||   2019-08-12 21:58|| Front Page Top

#24 Epstein's lawyers who supposedly requested he be taken off of suicide watch are hiring criminal defense lawyers.
Posted by Phaick Uneretle6310 2019-08-12 21:59||   2019-08-12 21:59|| Front Page Top

#25 *sigh* Two hours from now. I got a little overexcited. Fred Pruitt’s latest novel explains the physics of time jumps.
Posted by trailing wife 2019-08-12 22:01||   2019-08-12 22:01|| Front Page Top

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