Criminal Justice, Jeffrey Epstein, Prison, Bureau Of Prisons

Criminal Justice, Jeffrey Epstein

Epstein jail guards browsed the internet for furniture, motorcycle sales, according to a newly unsealed indictment

JUST IN: Epstein jail guards browsed the internet for furniture, motorcycle sales, according to a newly unsealed indictment

19.11.2019

JUST IN: Epstein jail guards browsed the internet for furniture, motorcycle sales, according to a newly unsealed indictment

The correctional officers allegedly sat at a desk just 15 feet away from the cell where Epstein would hang himself, according to the indictment.

The charges allege that Bureau of Prisons correctional officers Tova Noel, 31, and Michael Thomas, 41, spent a portion of the early morning hours during which Epstein is believed to have killed himself browsing the internet for"furniture sales,""motorcycle sales" and"sports news," all while the five required inmate counts were not conducted.

According to the indictment, Noel immediately admitted to failing to conduct two of the inmate counts after a supervisor rushed to the scene. Thomas allegedly said"we messed up," before taking individual responsibility and claiming that Noel was"not to blame."

Instead of performing their standard duties, the indictment alleges that Noel and Thomas sat at the correctional officers' desk in a common area inside the unit, just 15 feet from the cell where Epstein was being housed.

One day prior to Epstein's death, his cellmate was moved out of the complex in a"routine, pre-arranged" transfer. He did not receive a new cellmate despite the instructions of jail psychologists.

Read more: Newsweek

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