Jeffrey Epstein found dead in jail, officials say

Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced millionaire who was going through federal intercourse trafficking prices, died by suicide early Saturday in his Lower Manhattan jail cell, three regulation enforcement officials informed ABC News.

Epstein hanged himself, regulation enforcement sources stated. He was transported in cardiac arrest at 6:39 a.m. from Metropolitan Correctional Center to New York Downtown Hospital, in line with sources.

Epstein, 66, was set to face trial subsequent yr for allegedly sexually abusing dozens of minor ladies in New York and Florida.

His loss of life got here lower than three weeks after he was found unresponsive in his cell on the federal jail in Lower Manhattan, with marks on his neck that gave the impression to be self-inflicted, sources informed ABC News.