Two Guards Tasked With Monitoring Epstein Allegedly Slept Through Their Rounds

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Things keep looking worse for the guards tasked with monitoring Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his suicide as reports come to the public that they not only failed in their duties, but fell asleep on the job.

The New York Times reports that the guards fell asleep. In an announcement by the Justice Department, it's now alleged the two staff members tasked with monitoring the billionaire sex trafficker had falsified records to cover their tracks.

According to the New York Times:

The two staff members in the special housing unit where Mr. Epstein was held — 9 South — falsely recorded in a log that they had checked on the financier, who was facing sex trafficking charges, every 30 minutes, as was required, two of the officials said. Such false entries in an official log could constitute a federal crime.

Epstein was found dead in his cell at 6:30 a.m. Saturday after hanging himself.

The Justice Department on Tuesday said that two guards assigned to watch Epstein had been placed on administrative leave.

 

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