Epstein Suicide Leads To Major Shakeup At Manhattan Jail

New York State Division of Criminal Justice via Reuters
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The warden of the federal lockup where accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein apparently took his life has been temporarily reassigned and two guards tasked with watching the financier were placed on leave, Justice Department officials said Tuesday.

The move to reassign the warden, Shirley Skipper-Scott, came days after since Epstein’s body was found at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan.

“Today, the Attorney General directed the Bureau of Prisons to temporarily assign the warden at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York to the Bureau’s Northeast Regional Office pending the outcome of the FBI and OIG investigations into the apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein, a former MCC inmate,” according to a statement by Department of Justice Spokesperson Kerri Kupec.

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