Autopsy finds Jeffrey Epstein had broken bones in his neck, raising further questions over suicide

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Jeffrey Epstein sustained multiple breaks in his neck, according to the billionaire's autopsy report.

The Washington Post reports that Epstein's hyoid bone - near a man's Adam's apple - was broken, a common break seen in those who hang themselves but even more common in victims of strangulation, according to forensic experts.

Autopsy - Sunday - Office - New - York

The autopsy was completed Sunday, but the office of New York City's chief medical examiner Barbra Simpson listed the 66-year-old's cause of death as pending and not a suicide.

These are the first details to emerge from Epstein's autopsy as questions deepen and conspiracy theories continue to swirl around the convicted pedophile's apparent suicide by hanging while in federal custody Saturday.

Details - Epstein - Spirits - Death - Order

The details come as it's also revealed Epstein was in 'great spirits' before his death and even believed he would be bailed out in order to cooperate with authorities, according to a source.

The pedophile met daily with lawyers at Metropolitan Correctional Center at 8am for around 12 hours and believed his legal team would win an appeal to get him bail on charges of child sex trafficking, according to an insider.

Epstein - Watch - Cell - Lawyers - Murderer

Epstein was was taken off suicide watch and given his own cell after allegedly telling his lawyers that his accused murderer cellmate Nicholas Tartaglione was the one who inflicted the neck injuries that were suspected to be marks from a July suicide attempt.

'Every day he was very positive and the night before he was real positive,' the source told the New York Post about Epstein's attitude last Friday. 'He was in great spirits the night before.

Sunday

'He was like, "I'll see you Sunday".'

But on Saturday at 6.30am he was discovered dead from an apparent hanging.

Epstein - Lawyers - Police - Officer - Tartaglione

Epstein told his lawyers that former police officer Tartaglione 'roughed him up, and that's why they got him off suicide watch'.

While Epstein was...
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