Jeffrey Epstein found dead in NYC jail

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(NBC News) — (8/10/19) Jeffrey Epstein, the millionaire financier and accused sex trafficker, was found dead by suicide on Saturday at a Manhattan jail, according to three officials familiar with the matter .

The officials told NBC News he was found at 7:30 a.m. ET at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York and that he hanged himself.

Epstein, 66, was being held on federal sex trafficking charges.

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