Disgraced US financier Epstein committed suicide in prison: media

By AFP
Published: August 10, 2019
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Epstein indicted on charges he trafficked underage girls for sex. PHOTO: FORBES

Epstein indicted on charges he trafficked underage girls for sex. PHOTO: FORBES

NEW YORK: US financier Jeffrey Epstein, indicted on charges he trafficked underage girls for sex, committed suicide in prison, US news media reported Saturday.

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He hanged himself, and his body was found Saturday morning, The New York Times and other media said. Epstein, 66, had already been found in a cell in late July with marks on his neck after an apparent suicide attempt.

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