Attorney General Barr Announces Opening Investigation Into Epstein’s Death
Attorney General William Barr on Saturday decried the death of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein in federal custody while he awaited charges on sex trafficking, saying the apparent suicide “raises serious questions.”
“I was appalled to learn that Jeffrey Epstein was found dead early this morning from an apparent suicide while in federal custody. Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must be answered,” Barr said in a statement.
Statement from Attorney General William P. Barr on the Death of Jeffrey Epstein https://t.co/IdTt0sEfGj
— Justice Department (@TheJusticeDept) August 10, 2019