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Video in apparent Epstein suicide attempt is lost, US says

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Posted at 6:53 PM, Jan 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-09 18:53:09-05

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan told a judge Thursday that jail officials preserved video of the wrong jail cell and that a backup system also failed to capture footage because of technical issues. An Epstein attorney says the missing video deepens the mystery surrounding his suicide weeks later.

An attorney for Epstein’s former cellmate has requested a court hearing to determine what happened to the missing video.