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A person familiar with operations at the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself says one of the two people guarding him the night he died wasn’t a correctional officer.
The person wasn’t authorized to disclose information about the investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity.
The article goes on to state the following:
The person said Epstein hanged himself with a bedsheet, days after being taken off a suicide watch.
According to the report, federal prisons facing personnel shortages have used support staff, including clerical workers and teachers, to fill in for trained correctional officers.
More: A person familiar with the jail’s operations tells @mikesisak one of the guards watching Epstein wasn’t a correctional officer. Federal prisons facing guard shortages sometimes use support staff, like clerical workers & teachers, to fill in for COs.https://t.co/8wdfKXKaHh
— Mike Balsamo (@MikeBalsamo1) August 13, 2019
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