Report: Video Footage Outside Jeffrey Epstein’s Cell During Suicide Attempt Erased

Breitbart | 1/10/2020 | Staff
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Surveillance footage monitoring the outside of Jeffrey Epstein’s cell during his first suicide attempt in July 2019 has disappeared, according to a report.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Swergold stated in a Thursday court filing that the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) preserved footage within the investigation, but it was the wrong cell, the New York Post reported.

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“The Government has learned that the MCC inadvertently preserved video from the wrong tier within the MCC, and, as a result, video from outside the defendant’s cell on July 22–23, 2019 (i.e. the requested video) no longer exists,” the letter reads.

The admission comes after Swergold told White Plains, New York, federal Judge Kenneth Karas in December that the footage was gone, but then backtracked on his statement the next day and claimed it had been preserved.

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An attorney for Epstein’s one-time cellmate, Nicholas Tartaglione, has been looking for the footage to prove that his client was not responsible for Epstein’s neck injuries which he sustained weeks before his suicide.

Tartaglione is a former police officer awaiting trial for a quadruple homicide....
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