Epstein didn’t kill himself, it was a murder, says pathologist

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Epstein didn’t kill himself, it was a murder, says pathologist

Doctor who witnessed the autopsy raises questions around broken bones and handling of the body

Harriet Alexander

Jeffrey Epstein did not kill himself, according to a leading forensic pathologist hired by the financier’s brother to examine his body.

The financier’s death launched a series of conspiracy theories claiming that he had been murdered to prevent him from revealing information about the rich and powerful men in his social circle, who may have been involved in crimes such as sex trafficking.

It was Dr Michael Baden, a former chief medical examiner for New York City, who was hired by Mark Epstein to examine the circumstances of his elder brother’s death...

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