Two prison guards responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein when he killed himself are expected to be prosecuted this week for faking prison records on Tuesday and are the first to be linked to Epstein's death. The wealthy financier died in New York's Metropolitan Correctional Center while awaiting trial for sexual abuse of teenage girls.
The officials of Epstein's unit at the federal prison in New York are suspected of not looking for him every six months. Hour, as required, and the production of log entries to claim they had. The Federal Prosecutor's Office offered the guards a bargain, but the AP reported Friday that the police had turned down the deal.
The expected charges are filed by the Attorney General in Manhattan, who investigated Epstein's death on August 1
Both guards worked overtime because of staff shortages when Epstein was found. The officials were taken on administrative leave while the FBI and the Inspector General of the Ministry of Justice investigated the circumstances surrounding the death of Epstein.
The city's medical investigator has classified Epstein's death as suicide, but the conspiracy theories do not stop. A forensic pathologist commissioned by Epstein's family to observe the autopsy said the authorities could help clear things up with more transparency.
Epstein's death ended the possibility of a process in which celebrities would have been involved, triggering a widespread anger that he did not want does not have to answer for the allegations. He had not pleaded guilty to sexually abusing girls aged 14 and young women in New York and Florida in the early 2000s.
Even after his death, the federal prosecutors in New York have further investigated the allegations against Epstein. The Department of Justice has vowed to aggressively investigate and prosecute anyone who may have helped.
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There is also a similar investigation in Paris in which prosecutors complain that the police have not done enough to track down any possible witnesses ,
Epstein was sent to suicide watch after being found bruised on the cell floor on July 23rd. Several people confined to prison operations said Epstein had been taken off the suicide watch about a week before his death, which meant that he was less closely monitored but still wanted to be checked every 30 minutes.
Investigators believe this was not the case This happened several hours before Epstein was discovered with a sheet around his neck in his cell. Another person who was familiar with the matter, the AP said.