Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein had denied being suicidal, but said he “feared for his safety” according to a recently released report from the US Federal Bureau of Prisons. [BOP].
The disgraced financier was terrified of other inmate members of the notorious MS-13 gang, the 2,000-page report revealed. He also complained that he couldn’t sleep because his cellmate was so loud and he suffered from severe constipation in his last days.
The report “Psychological Reconstruction of Inmate Deaths” prepared by the National Suicide Prevention Coordinator of the Bureau of Prisons traces a timeline of events leading up to Epstein’s death.
The psychologist’s report stated that Epstein had no real family or friends and that “his identity seemed to be based on his wealth, power, and association with other prominent people.”
On July 8, 2019, two days after arriving at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City, Epstein denied being suicidal to prison officers, but was nonetheless placed under psychological observation, which is a more relaxed form of surveillance than full surveillance. suicide.
On July 23, prison officials upgraded Epstein’s watch to suicide watch, but relaxed restrictions the next day.
The BOP report said “Epstein was having difficulty adjusting to his surroundings and changes in his lifestyle”, particularly that he had trouble sleeping, which he had trouble dealing with. the constant noise in the prison and that he did not feel safe with the other inmates.
Epstein “spent his nights pacing his cell, sleeping intermittently and talking with other inmates, according to handwritten notes taken by those watching him,” the report said.
The report also notes that the record keeping of prison officers was extremely neglected, with “a number of incomplete entries” in Epstein’s records of access to food, showers and exercise facilities.
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Mysteriously, the BOP report also states that the day before his death, Epstein interrupted his attorney’s visit in order to “call his mother”.
But records show Pauline Epstein died in April 2004.
Epstein was found dead in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City on August 10, 2019. A medical examiner ruled the sex offender’s death to be suicide by hanging.