According to Heavy, Jeffrey Epstein, the accused sex trafficker and friend to many a prominent person over the years, is dead of suicide, ABC News is reporting.
Julia Macfarlane, ABC News foreign affairs reporter, wrote on Twitter on the morning of August 10, 2019: “Breaking: Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide overnight at MCC Manhattan, the federal lockup where he had been held pending trial on federal sex trafficking charges, three law enforcement officials told @ABC News. Via @AaronKatersky.”
Jeffrey Epstein is dead. Sources tell @abc Epstein committed suicide at MCC Manhattan
— Aaron Katersky (@AaronKatersky) August 10, 2019
Katersky, of the ABC investigative unit, also wrote that Epstein was dead on Twitter. “Jeffrey Epstein is dead. Sources tell @abc. Epstein committed suicide at MCC Manhattan.” NBC News then followed the ABC report and confirmed that Epstein has died.
“JEFFREY EPSTEIN IS DEAD, FOUR OFFICIALS SAY. THEY SAY HE DIED BY SUICIDE,” reported NBC’s Tom Winter.