Epstein Told Authorities Someone Tried to Kill Him Weeks Before “Suicide”: WaPo Reporter

“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…”

By S.M. Gibson, The Mind Unleashed

(TMU) — Carol Leonnig, a reporter for the Washington Post and occasional contributor to MSNBC, tweeted shortly after news broke of Jeffrey Epstein’s death on Saturday morning, that the billionaire reportedly told officials that he was attacked weeks prior to his death.

“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…”

In another tweet, Leonnig seemed to clarify that the attack reported by Epstein was related to the reported “suicide” attempt by the accused sex trafficker on July 23. It was widely reported that Epstein was placed on “suicide watch” as a result of that incident.

However, NBC reported on Saturday morning that Epstein was found unresponsive in his federal jail cell in downtown Manhattan and was not on suicide watch at the time of his death.

It is still unclear if Epstein was ever actually placed on suicide watch and if—or when—he was later removed from the intensive monitoring process.

Attorney General William Barr stated that he was “appalled to learn that Jeffrey Epstein was found dead” while in federal custody.

“Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must be answered,” Barr added.

The 66-year-old died by hanging, according to police.

A gurney carrying a man who resembled Epstein was spotted being carted out of Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York, shortly after reports of Epstein’s death surfaced.

By S.M. Gibson | Creative Commons | TheMindUnleashed.com

While you’re here…
…We have a tiny favor to ask of you. Government think tanks have teamed up with social media companies and Google to censor independent media websites and government criticism. And the result has been catastrophic for the indie media.. Because of this, we need your support to continue publishing hundreds of articles every month. If just a small fraction of our visitors became subscribers, we’d have enough funding to stop running ads and reduce our dependence on big tech companies like Facebook and Google. Will you partner with us to make this possible? Click here to support us

Advertisements

Share your thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.