Attorney General William Barr asserts that a "series" of mistakes allowed Jeffrey Epstein to die.

According to Newser, Epstein is reported to have taken his own life at a Manhattan jail in August.

"I can understand people … whose minds went to sort of the worst-case scenario because it was a perfect storm of screw-ups." Barr

Two correctional officers were charged this week with falsifying prison records.

Tova Noel and Michael Thomas, the guards, were working overtime amid a staff shortage.

They're accused of sleeping and online shopping from 10:30pm to 6:30am.

Epstein was found with a bedsheet around his neck in a cell just 15 feet from their desk.

Barr says this proves Epstein killed himself while awaiting trial on charges of sexual abuse of minors.

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