Medical examiner says cause and manner of Epstein's death is 'pending further information'

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NYC's Chief Medical Examiner has completed Jeffrey Epstein's autopsy but says the cause of death is pending more information, as it's revealed is no surveillance video of the moment he hanged himself.

'The Medical Examiner's determination is pending further information at this time,' Chief Medical Examiner Barbara Sampson said in a statement.

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'At the request of those representing the decedent, and with the awareness of the federal prosecutor, I allowed a private pathologist (Dr. Michael Baden) to observe the autopsy examination. This is routine practice.'

The news comes after a source told the New York Post there was no video of the moment he died in his jail cell at Metropolitan Correctional Center.

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The two prison guards at Jeffrey Epstein's Manhattan jail who reportedly failed to follow procedure and check on prisoners every 30 minutes were both working long overtime shifts the night the pedophile took his own life, a source has revealed.

The former financier, 66, was found hanging in his prison cell shortly before 7am and was rushed to nearby New York Presbyterian-Lower Manhattan hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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A prison official told The New York Times one of the guards was working his fifth straight day of overtime at the short staffed jailhouse while the second corrections officers was had been forced to work overtime.

A source had said that two jail guards at the Metropolitan Correctional Center are required to make separate checks on all prisoners every 30 minutes, but that procedure was not followed overnight.

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In addition, every 15 minutes guards are required to make another check on prisoners who are on suicide watch.

It comes after a photo emerged of the pedophile's body being wheeled into hospital on a gurney. But it is unlikely his death was recorded as the area he was detained in does not have cameras...
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