NEW YORK (WFLA) – Jeffrey Epstein has been found dead in his New York City jail cell where he was being held on sex trafficking charges according to NBC News.
Sources say he was found at 7:30 a.m.
NBC News is citing three officials familiar with the matter.
Epstein was arrested back on July 6 on new sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the early 2000s, according to law enforcement officials.
One of the officials said Epstein is accused of paying underage girls for massages and molesting them at his homes in Florida and New York.
Back on July 24, Epstein was found injured and in a fetal position in his cell at Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correctional Center.
Epstein was reportedly found semi-conscious with marks on his neck.Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen.