PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Details emerge about Jeffrey Epstein's death

Clip: 08/14/2019 | 4m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Wednesday, new reports allege the two guards tasked with monitoring accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s jail cell fell asleep during their shift and later falsified records to cover up the failure to check on him regularly. Also, hundreds of child sex abuse lawsuits were filed in New York as the state opened a temporary window for adult victims to bring their cases to court.

Aired: 08/14/19

Rating: NR

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