Barr Removes Acting Prison Chief Following Epstein's Death


More fallout from the suicide of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein - Attorney General William Barr is removing the chief of the Bureau of Prisons, Hugh Hurwitz who had been the agency's acting director.

The firing comes nine days after Epstein apparently hanged himself while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. The 66-year-old wealthy financier was found dead in his cell on August 10th. The FBI and Justice Department have been investigating what Barr calls "serious irregularities" at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City.

Meanwhile, Epstein reportedly signed a will shortly before his death. According to the “New York Post,” the wealthy financier signed the document just two days before he took his life. The will, dated August 8th, lists assets of nearly 580-million-dollars including 56-million in cash – and court documents show Epstein's only heir is his brother, Mark. Attorneys for those claiming they were victimized by Epstein say they’ll go after the estate so that their clients get their cut.

Source: Politico