At a police event Monday, Attorney General William Barr confirmed that the investigation into convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein will continue after his death, focusing on any co-conspirators.
He said: “But let me assure you that this case will continue on, against anyone who was complicit with Epstein. Any co-conspirators should not rest easy.”
Barr also addressed Epstein’s suicide, saying he he was “appalled” to learn of Epstein’s death at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan.
He said there are “serious irregularities” at the facility, which would be investigated.
The Southern District of New York is urging more victims of Epstein, who was charged with sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy, to come forward.
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Attorney General William Barr addressed the death by suicide of Jeffrey Epstein in federal custody on Monday, pledging that the Department of Justice will continue its criminal investigation into potential co-conspirators of the disgraced financier.
Epstein killed himself in custody by hanging. Staff found him unresponsive at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan on Saturday morning.
He had been charged with sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy. His death means the criminal case against him individually is now over.
However, Barr said that …read more
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