(CNN Newsource) – An autopsy performed on accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein shows multiple breaks in his neck bones.
The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the bones broken included the hyoid bone, near the Adam’s apple. The break is consistent with a hanging injury or strangulation, forensic experts told the newspaper.
Epstein was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell on Saturday. He was being housed in a special unit for high profile suspects. He was in the cell by himself.
Epstein was taken off a suicide watch last month for reasons that have not been explained and was supposed to have been checked on by a guard every 30 minutes.
Epstein, 66, was facing several charges listed in a federal indictment accusing him of trafficking underage girls for sex at his lavish homes in New York and on his private island, among other locations.