Showing on Fox Nation’s “Liberty Files,” former New York police commissioner Bernie Kerik mentioned that till concrete proof proves in any other case, he believes the present information level to suicide within the mysterious demise of financier and convicted intercourse offender Jeffrey Epstein, who was discovered lifeless in his Manhattan jail cell final Saturday.
Kerik, who was as soon as held as a state witness in the identical facility the place Epstein was discovered lifeless, known as it “extremely secure,” and famous that the Metropolitan Correctional Middle is residence to many high-profile criminals — most just lately Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the infamous Mexican drug lord often known as “El Chapo.”
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Epstein was positioned on suicide watch in late July and given every day psychiatric evaluations for every week after he was discovered semi-conscious in his cell with bruising on his neck. However it wasn’t lengthy earlier than Epstein was faraway from suicide watch — reportedly on the request of his attorneys, who noticed a hopeful perspective of their consumer. The convicted intercourse offender was then positioned on the much less restrictive “special observation” watch, which required frequent checks and a cellmate always — however was discovered lifeless in his cell early Saturday.
Officers later revealed the 66-year-old was alone behind bars after his cellmate was eliminated for an undisclosed cause Friday night, and the pair working as corrections officers Friday evening into Saturday morning reportedly hadn’t seemed in on the high-profile defendant in a number of hours.
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Conspiracy theories have run rampant within the week following Epstein’s demise, and hypothesis has usually crammed in for truth whereas the general public awaits the official outcomes of Epstein’s post-mortem. Regulation enforcement officers and former MCC inmates have questioned how somebody who was mentioned to be suicidal may’ve been left alone for thus lengthy, regardless of a number of protocols that required in any other case — and an post-mortem report launched on Thursday that reportedly discovered damaged bones in Epstein’s neck has supplied loads of gasoline for those that imagine he may need been murdered.
Regardless of the report, Kerik finds it possible that Epstein took his personal life, and explains that suicide whereas in custody is far less complicated than many would assume.
“Keep in mind, with all these conspiracies and all this stuff: This is a guy with a couple hundred million dollars — private jets, yachts, his own island for G-d’s sake. He’s now living in his cell, [which is] 8 [feet] by 15 [feet]. It’s a concrete cell — looking at 45 years to life [in jail] and he’s in his own mind with his own demons, he probably knew he’s never getting out,” mentioned Kerik.
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Epstein reportedly appeared “positive” throughout his ultimate hours alive — and he even innocuously bid goodbye to one of many attorneys with whom he’d been assembly, saying, “I’ll see you Sunday,” based on the New York Submit.
Legal professional Normal William Barr on Monday mentioned there have been “serious irregularities” found at MCC after Epstein’s demise.
To see Kerik’s full remarks on the “Liberty Files,” hosted by Choose Andrew Napolitano, go to Fox Nation and be part of immediately.
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