Jeffrey Epstein’s Injuries Look More Like Murder Than Suicide, Noted Pathologist Says

Oct 30, 2019

A noted forensic pathologist who viewed Jeffrey Epstein’s autopsy said that the sex trafficker’s injuries were more consistent with strangulation than with suicide, and he called upon law enforcement authorities to dig deeper into how Epstein died.

In an interview on Fox & Friends Wednesday, Dr. Michael Baden said that Epstein, who was found hanging in his Manhattan jail cell on Aug. 10, had two fractures on the left and right sides of his larynx — the thyroid cartilage or Adam’s apple the left hyoid bone above the Adam’s apple.

“Those three fractures are extremely unusual in suicidal hangings and could occur much more commonly in homicidal strangulation,” said Baden, who was hired by Epstein’s brother, Mark Epstein, to oversee Epstein’s autopsy.

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