66-year-old financier and convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his prison cell today.
The multi-millionaire financier was hospitalized in July after he was found unresponsive in what appeared to be a possible suicide attempt.
In July Epstein was found injured and in a fetal position inside his cell at a New York City jail,
After the July incident he was reportedly put under suicide watch.
On Saturday he hanged himself.
According to reports Epstein told authorities someone tried to kill him in a previous incident weeks earlier.
People close to Epstein fear he was murdered…as Epstein told authorities someone tried to kill him in a previous incident weeks earlier. He was described as being in good spirits in recent days… https://t.co/J9QNSo1N2v
— Carol Leonnig (@CarolLeonnig) August 10, 2019
Epstein was reportedly in good spirits.
There was no indication he would take his life.
The Daily Mail reported:
Jeffrey Epstein told prison guards and fellow inmates that he believed someone had tried to kill him weeks before his death, a source has revealed to DailyMail.com
The insider, who had seen the billionaire on several occasions during his incarceration at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, also claims that the normally reserved Epstein seemed to be in good spirits.
‘There was no indication that he might try to take his own life,’ the source told DailyMail.com