FILE- In this July 30, 2008 file photo, Jeffrey Epstein appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla. Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges, says person briefed on the matter, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Palm Beach Post, Uma Sanghvi, File)

Jeffrey Epstein, 66, died from an apparent suicide on Saturday morning while being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York.
Guards heard shrieking from his jail cell and attempted to revive him while saying “breathe, Epstein, breathe,” according to a report from CBS News. It remains unclear who was shrieking.
Employees at MCC told CNN that staffers who aren’t prison guards are brought in to do guard duty and overtime shifts at the budget-constrained facility.
On Monday, Attorney General William Barr criticized MCC, and said he would investigate what happened.
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Guards at a Manhattan jail say they tried to revive convicted sex offender Jeffery Epstein in his cell last week before he died from an apparent suicide.

Epstein, 66, was found unresponsive on Saturday morning while being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges.

Guards heard shrieking from his jail cell and attempted to revive him while saying “breathe, Epstein, breathe,” according to a report from CBS News. It remains unclear who was shrieking.

After Epstein was pronounced dead, his estranged brother, Marc Epstein, was called to identify the body, CBS reported.

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