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BREAKING: Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide in his jail cell, sources tell @NBCNews.  http://NBCNews.com 

Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself this morning, sources say.  http://nbcnews.to/31ACdel 

NBC News Special Report: Jeffrey Epstein found dead in jail cell.  http://nbcnews.to/31ACdel 

Attorney Lisa Bloom: "On behalf of the victims I represent, we would have preferred [Jeffrey Epstein] lived to face justice. Our civil cases can still proceed against his estate. Victims deserve to be made whole for the lifelong damage he caused. We’re just getting started."

BREAKING: Jeffrey Epstein was in his own cell at the time of his death, and was not on suicide watch, multiple people familiar with the investigation tell @NBCNews.  https://nbcnews.to/2KFA2z3 

Federal Bureau of Prisons:

Epstein "was found unresponsive" in his cell in Special Housing Unit, given emergency medical aid and transported by EMS to hospital for treatment, but pronounced dead.

"The FBI is investigating the incident."

NEW: AG Barr says he has consulted with the Inspector General "who is opening an investigation into the circumstances of Mr. Epstein’s death."

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