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Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case is officially DISMISSED by judge | Daily Mail Online

Sex trafficking case against deceased financier Jeffrey Epstein is officially DISMISSED by New York judge following 66-year-old’s suicide A New York federal judge officially closed the criminal case against shamed former financier Jeffrey Epstein, it was announced on Thursday afternoon. Prosecutors previously requested US District Judge Richard Berman to terminate the sex trafficking case against Epstein after his suicide in a Manhattan federal jail on August 10. Dismissing an indictment against a deceased person is…

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Tyler Skaggs’ autopsy: Fentanyl, oxycodone and alcohol led to death by choking on vomit

Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs had the opioids fentanyl and oxycodone along with alcohol in his system when he was found dead in his Texas hotel room July 1, according to a toxicology report released Friday by the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office. The cause of death is listed as a mixture of “alcohol, fentanyl and oxycodone intoxication with terminal aspiration of gastric contents,” meaning Skaggs, 27, essentially choked on his vomit while under the influence.…

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NONE of the shooting victims at El Paso hospital Donald Trump visited would meet with him | Daily Mail Online

NONE of the shooting victims being treated at El Paso hospital Donald Trump visited would meet with him – but some spent time with Democratic officials instead The remaining eight patients being treated at University Medical Center in El Paso, Texas following a deadly mass shooting over the weekend declined to meet with the president during his visit there Wednesday. ‘This is a very sensitive time in their lives,’ UMC spokesperson Ryan Mielke told The…

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NYU Medical Professor: Epstein Death ‘More Likely’ A ‘Homicide Than A Suicide’ | Daily Wire

Dr. Marc Siegel told Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom” on Thursday that the recent revelation that convicted sex offender and alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein had certain broken bones in his neck make it more likely that his death was a homicide and not a suicide, based on statistics. The Fox News segment came in response to The Washington Post reporting late on Wednesday night that Epstein’s autopsy found that he sustained multiple breaks in his…

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Respiratory illness related to vaping claims first life in U.S.; Canadian health officials watching situation closely | Globalnews.ca

Health authorities in Illinois say a patient who vaped has died after being hospitalized with a severe respiratory illness. The Illinois Department of Public Health has not revealed the patient’s gender, age or even how the patient died. The death comes as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigates 153 cases of severe lung illness across 16 states. In all cases, the CDC says patients reported using e-cigarette products or “vaping” Seventeen-year-old…

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The US won’t vaccinate migrant children against the flu at border camps

The U.S. won’t be vaccinating migrant families in holding centers ahead of this year’s flu season, despite calls from doctors to boost efforts to fight the infection that’s killed at least three children at detention facilities in the past year. “In general, due to the short-term nature of CBP holding and the complexities of operating vaccination programs, neither CBP nor its medical contractors administer vaccinations to those in our custody,” a Customs and Border Protection…

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Jeffrey Epstein has died: Financier facing sex trafficking charges dies from apparent suicide today – CBS News

Financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was facing federal sex trafficking charges, died Saturday from an apparent suicide, federal officials said. The federal Bureau of Prisons said in a statement the FBI was investigating his death. Epstein, 66, was found unresponsive in his cell at a holding facility in New York City at around 6:30 a.m., according to the statement. Staff at the Metropolitan Correctional Center tried to revive him, and he was eventually taken to a…

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Epstein autopsy reveals neck injuries more common in homicides than suicides

Jeffrey Epstein’s autopsy revealed multiple broken bones in his neck that are more commonly found in homicide by strangulation than suicide by hanging, sources told the Washington Post. Epstein, a convicted sex offender who was in prison on charges of child sex trafficking, was found dead in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan on Saturday morning, having apparently hanged himself. The autopsy, which has not yet revealed a definitive cause of death,…

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Jeffrey Epstein told guards that someone tried to KILL HIM weeks before he hanged himself | Daily Mail Online

Jeffrey Epstein told prison guards and fellow inmates that he believed someone had tried to kill him weeks before his death, a source has revealed to DailyMail.com. He was found hanging in his jail cell on Saturday morning Jeffrey Epstein told prison guards and fellow inmates that he believed someone had tried to kill him in the weeks before his death, a source has revealed to DailyMail.com  The insider, who had seen the disgraced financier on…

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Jeffrey Epstein dead of apparent suicide.

Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, awaiting sex trafficking charges, dead of apparent suicide Doug Stanglin and Kevin McCoy USA TODAY Published 7:17 PM EDT Aug 10, 2019 NEW YORK — Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced financier who was being held in a Manhattan jail awaiting federal sex trafficking charges, died early Saturday from an apparent suicide, according to federal authorities. After being found “unresponsive in his cell” at the Metropolitan Correctional Center at around 6:39 a.m. and receiving life-saving measures, Epstein was transported to nearby…

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