by Whitney Webb MintPress News
On August 10th,
and for several days after, speculation swirled after it was announced
that Jeffrey Epstein had been found dead in his cell. His cause of death
has officially been ruled suicide by hanging.
Epstein, the billionaire pedophile
and sex trafficker with a myriad of connections to the rich and powerful
in the United States and several other countries, had told those close
to him that he had feared for his life prior to his sudden “suicide,”
the Washington Post reported, while his defense lawyers claimed that he had planned to cooperate with federal authorities.
Following the controversial
conclusion by the New York Medical Examiner that Epstein’s death was a
suicide — a conclusion contested by Epstein’s attorneys as well as by
independent forensic pathologists, given the apparent evidence pointing
towards strangulation — corporate media coverage of the Epstein case has
slowed to a trickle, save for sensationalist stories about his alleged
co-conspirator Ghislaine Maxwell and new salacious details of his past.
Gone from corporate media are any hints of the larger scandal, revolving
around the admission that Epstein had “belonged to intelligence.”...
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