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Jeffrey Epstein Found Injured In Federal Jail Cell With Marks On His Neck, Report Says

Jeffrey Epstein, a politically connected financier, escaped federal sex-trafficking charges after his high powered lawyers pressured prosecutors in Miami to work out a secret plea deal in 2007.

Jeffrey Epstein, the Palm Beach millionaire who was arrested earlier this month on child sex-trafficking charges, was found injured in his New York jail cell Wednesday, News 4 New York reported.

The station said Epstein, 66, was found in the fetal position and had marks on his neck, citing sources close to the investigation. The station said it may have been a possible suicide attempt, quoting sources.

Last Thursday, Senior U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman in New York ordered the accused serial sexual predator to remain incarcerated at the Manhattan Correctional Center. Berman, who listened to testimony from two women who said they had been abused by Epstein as teenagers, said Epstein was a danger to young girls.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.

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