Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself with bedsheet: report


I’M BILL HEMMER IN NEW YORK.>>Sandra: I’M SANDRA SMITH. WE’RE LEARNING NEW DETAILS ON THE TIME LINE OF THE DAY. WE’RE LEARNING ONE GUARD OF WAS A SUBSTITUTE. THE OTHER WAS REPORTEDLY NOT EVEN A CORRECTIONS OFFICER. THE NEW YORK POST NOW REPORTING EPSTEIN USED BED SHEETS TO HANG HIMSELF AND LEFT UNATTENDED FOR HOURS.>>Bill: AGENT NOW SEARCHING HIS U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS HOME AS ATTORNEY GENERAL BILL BARR VOWS TO FIND ANSWERS ON EPSTEIN’S DEATH.>>I WAS APPALLED AND INDEED THE WHOLE DEPARTMENT WAS AND FRANKLY ANGRY TO LEARN OF THE MCCs FAILURE TO ADEQUATELY SECURE HIS PRISONER. WE ARE NOW LEARNING OF SERIOUS IRREGULARITIES OF THIS FACILITY THAT ARE DEEPLY CONCERNING AND DEMAND A THOROUGH INVESTIGATION. THE FBI AND THE OFFICE INSPECTOR GENERAL ARE DOING JUST THAT. WE WILL GET TO THE BOTTOM OF WHAT HAPPENED AND THERE WILL BE ACCOUNTABILITY.>>Sandra: IN MOMENTS WE’LL SPEAK WITH RUDY GIULIANI IN STUDIO. WE BEGIN FIRST WITH BRYAN WITH DETAILS.>>Reporter: JEFFERY EPSTEIN KILLED HIMSELF WITH A BED SHEET WRAPPED AROUND HIS NECK TIDE — TIED TO THE BUNK GED AND HE KNEELED TO THE FLOOR AND STRANGLED HIMSELF WITH THE SHEET AND FOUND UNRESPONSIVE AT THE METROPOLITAN CORRECTIONAL CENTER SATURDAY. THE QUESTION IS HOW IS A HIGH-PROFILE INMATE LIKE EPSTEIN AT A FACILITY KNOWN FOR TIGHT SECURITY. EPSTEIN DID NOT HAVE A CELL MIGHT THAT NIGHT WHICH IS UNUSUAL TAKEN OFF SUICIDE WATCH. IT’S VERY RARE FON AN INMATE TO BE ON SUICIDE WATCH AND HIS PROFILE KEPT HIM IN THE SPECIAL HOUSING UNIT WHICH MAY HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE CIRCUMSTANCES AROUND HIS DEATH.>>THE AVERAGE PERSON IS PLACED IN THE GENERAL POPULATION AFTER A SUICIDE WATCH. THE CHIEF PSYCHOLOGIST IN CONSULTATION WITH THE WARDEN DETERMINES HE’S NO LONGER A RISK AND THEY SAY OKAY BACK TO POPULATION. THERE’S ACTIVITIES PROGRAM, MORE ACCESS TO MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND CASE COUNSELLORS. THAT’S THE OPTIMAL SITUATION.>>WE KNOW EPSTEIN WAS NOT CHECKED ON SEVERAL HOURS PRIOR TO DEATH WHICH IS A VIOLATION OF NORMAL OPERATIONS CALLING FOR CHECK EVERY 30 MINUTES. THE UNION REPRESENTING TWO OF THE GUARDS RESPONSIBLE FOR WATCHING HE UNIT SAID THE GUARD OVERWORKED. ONE WORKED OVER 80 HOURS AND ONE VOLUNTEERED BECAUSE THE MCC HAS BEEN SHORT STAFFED FOR YEARS. TH “THE NEW YORK TIMES” REPORTS ONE WAS NOT EVEN AN OFFICER. AGE ERNTS — AGENTS ARRIVED TO SEARCH HIS PRIVATE ISLAND SHOWING THEY’RE STILL INVESTIGATING HIS SEX TRAFFICKING NETWORK WHICH MAY INCLUDE HIS FORMER DESCRIBED AS EPSTEIN’S ACCUSERS KNOWN AS HIS MADAME AND ARRANGING SEX WITH UNDERAGE GIRLS. LAWYERS FOR HIS ACCUSERS ARE NOW ASKING A FEDERAL JUDGE TO

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