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Prison Guard Tasked With Guarding Jeffrey Epstein During Alleged Suicide Was Untrained Substitute, Report Says

More information is coming out about convicted sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein’s bizarre death inside of the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in New York City on Saturday morning, and these troubling details are making the possibility of foul play seem more likely.

The New York Times reported on Monday that only one of the two men tasked with guarding Epstein at the MCC was a “fully-fledged correctional officer.” One of the guards was a substitute who was not properly trained for the job. Three separate law enforcement and prison sources close to the scene confirmed these details, according to the Times.

The prison guards were supposed to check on Epstein every 30 minutes, following his removal from suicide watch shortly after attempting to kill himself, but they reportedly failed to do so in the hours before the time of his death. Reports have indicated that the video camera that was recording Epstein’s cell malfunctioned at the time of the infamous predator’s death as well, as the coincidences begin to mount up.

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