Suicide “Nearly Impossible” at Epstein’s Lockup, Says Media Report

Posted on August 12, 2019 10:05 am
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Inmate suicide is “nearly impossible” at the “ultra-secure” lockup that was housing Jeffrey Epstein, according to a media report.

The federal Metropolitan Correctional Center only had one successful suicide in 21 years when Louis Turra hung himself in 1998.

According to the New York Post:

A handful of suicide attempts were also reported, but life in the specialized units often involves inmates being watched by cameras in their cells and checked by guards almost constantly.

One former inmate, Uzair Paracha, who was held there for two years until 2005, wrote he was subjected to frequent strip searches,