US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, accused of sexual abuse, was found injured in his prison cell in New York last night (local time) according to media reports. According to the reports, he was found sprawled on the floor by guards, with injuries to his neck.
Epstein was taken to a hospital, as the „New York Post“ reported. How seriously he was hurt, was not known.
Epstein are accused by the prosecutor of sex trafficking and conspiracy to sex trafficking.
Between 2002 and 2005, he allegedly sexually abused and instigated dozens of partially underage girls in his homes in New York and Florida. If convicted, he faces up to 45 years imprisonment.
He was recently refused bail. The 66-year-old is a „danger to the general public,“ New York District Judge Richard Berman said. Epstein had previously said he could pay a $ 100 million bail.