On the morning ofthere was shouting and shrieking heard coming from his jail cell, a source familiar with the situation told CBS News. Corrections officers attempted to revive him while saying “breathe, Epstein, breathe.”
Shrieking and yelling were heard coming from Jeffrey Epstein‘s cell on the morning of his death, it has been reported.
People nearby heard a commotion characterized as shouting, shrieking and yelling in a report by CBS News.
The broadcaster cited unnamed sources, who added that guards at the Metropolitan Correctional Centre (MCC) in New York had tried to revive the sex trafficker.
It came as pressure mounted on prison authorities in the wake of Epstein’s apparent suicide on Saturday.
Congress is the latest to start investigating Epstein’s apparent suicide over the weekend, with new reports raising many questions about the federal jail where he was being held. One of Epstein’s guards at the Metropolitan Correctional Center on the night he died was reportedly not a regular corrections officer.
On Monday, Attorney Generalwhere Epstein was held. “We will get to the bottom of what happened and there will be accountability,” Barr said. “I was appalled and frankly angry to learn of the MCC’s failure to adequately secure this prisoner.”
Government investigators raided Epstein’s private island in the Virgin Islands Monday.
According to CBS News, Epstein’s estranged brother Mark identified Epstein’s body. The New York City Medical Examiner’s office has performed an autopsy, but the results are still pending.
With Epstein now gone, co-conspirators involved in his alleged sex-trafficking network are shifting into focus, especially British socialiteis one of four women accused of recruiting underage girls for sex. Her current location is unknown.
Barr also issued a stern warning for anyone who may be evading justice: “Let me assure you that this case will continue on against anyone who was complicit with Epstein. Any co-conspirators should not rest easy. The victims deserve justice and they will get it.”
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