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2 Prison Guards Face Criminal Charges over Epstein Death

HeadlineNov 20, 2019

In New York, authorities have brought criminal charges against two prison guards who were on duty the night serial sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein reportedly hanged himself in a Manhattan jail. The indictments against them say the two guards were sleeping, shopping online for furniture and catching up on sports news instead of checking on Epstein and other prisoners every 30 minutes — and that they then falsified prison records to claim they had performed their required rounds. The guards have been charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States and with making false records.

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