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Prosecutors Move to Dismiss Epstein Charges But Vow to Keep Investigating

HeadlineAug 20, 2019

New York prosecutors on Monday moved to dismiss the sex trafficking charges against Jeffrey Epstein following his death, but vowed to continue seeking justice for survivors of his abuse by investigating his co-conspirators. This came as Attorney General William Barr removed the nation’s top prison official, Hugh Hurwitz.

Meanwhile, new court documents show Epstein signed a will two days before his death. He left behind a $577 million estate, but details of beneficiaries are not known. New York City’s medical examiner confirmed Friday Jeffrey Epstein’s cause of death was suicide by hanging.

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