Thu. Aug 22nd, 2019

suicide

Coroner: Leader of large organic food scheme dies by suicide

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Missouri farmer blamed for running the largest organic food fraud scheme in U.S. history has died by suicide, weeks before he was to report to federal prison to begin serving a 10-year term, a coroner said Tuesday.Livingston County Coroner Scott Lindley confirmed the death of Randy Constant in his…

Jeffrey Epstein signed will 2 days before jail suicide

Multimillionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein redrafted his last will and testament two days before his death by suicide in a federal jail in New York, enlisting a lawyer for Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to witness him signing the document and appointing Bill Gates’ former science adviser as an alternate executor. Interested in…

Records: Epstein signed will 2 days before jailhouse suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front in what could be a long battle over the financier’s fortune.Court papers filed last week in the U.S. Virgin Islands list no details of beneficiaries but valued the…

El Paso mass shooter on suicide watch, sheriff’s office says

Aaron Montes, El Paso Times Published 7:42 p.m. ET Aug. 19, 2019 | Updated 8:21 p.m. ET Aug. 19, 2019CLOSE The shooter spent hours traveling by car to El Paso, carrying out the shooting in just minutes. Nate Chute, USA Today NetworkEL PASO, Texas – The man charged in the El Paso Walmart mass shooting…

Jeffrey Epstein signed will 2 days before suicide, report says

Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s will has been filed in the U.S. Virgin Islands and it showed that he signed it on Aug. 8 — two days before investigators said he hanged himself in his New York City jail cell. The accused sex-trafficker and convicted pedophile was worth $577,672,654, or about $18 million more than he…

AG Barr removes acting Bureau of Prisons chief in wake of Epstein suicide

Attorney General William Barr on Monday said he removed the acting director of the federal Bureau of Prisons from his job in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide in a federal jail in Manhattan earlier this month where he was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.Hugh Hurwitz had been the agency’s acting director. Barr said…