Federal prosecutors claim that surveillance video taken outside of Jeffrey Epstein's cell during his first alleged suicide attempt at the Manhattan Correctional Complex was destroyed due to a record-keeping error.
The lost footage was taken outside of the cell that Epstein shared with accused quadruple murderer Nick Tartaglione on July 22-23, two weeks before the sex criminal's death in a different cell.
Officials - Epstein - Tartaglione - Help
Officials have said that Epstein attempted to hang himself and that ex-cop Tartaglione intervened and called for help.
Prosecutors say that the hallway footage of the incident was deleted by accident when prison workers accidentally marked the wrong camera's footage for preservation.
Footage - Video - Date - Time - Cell-1
'The footage contained on the preserved video was for the correct date and time, but captured a different tier than the one where Cell-1 was located because the preserved video did not show corrections officers responding to any of the cells...