Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) demanded answers Saturday after disgraced billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in a Manhattan prison cell from believed suicide.
We require responses. Great deals of them.https:// t.co/ 4DMckiZnVB
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) August 10, 2019
” We require responses. Lots of them,” Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Home Oversight and Reform Committee, tweeted Saturday.
Epstein’s body was discovered in his prison cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) around 7: 30 a.m. Saturday, according to numerous reports.
He reportedly died after hanging himself in his jail cell, despite being on suicide watch, theNew York City Timesand ABC News reported.
The disgraced billionaire had actually been implicated in July of several sex trafficking charges.
The news of Epstein’s suspected suicide comes weeks after prison officials discovered him unconscious in his jail cell with marks around his neck, indicating a possible suicide effort.
Epstein’s death likewise follows a relocation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York Friday to unseal thousands of files connected to Epstein’s case.
The documents declared a few of the inner operations of the operation, “in which Virginia Roberts Guiffre [sic] … said Epstein required her to have sex with powerful males, consisting of previous Maine Sen. George Mitchell, former New Mexico Gov. Costs Richardson and Prince Andrew,” Fox Business reported.