[Ed. – A. Not a board-certified psychiatrist? B. The MCC didn’t have to end suicide-watch protocol because of the psychologist’s report. I’m the head of the MCC, I make Epstein’s lawyers sue me all the way to the Supreme Court to get Epstein off suicide watch. That sucker’s staying alive as long as it’s up to me.]
Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was taken off suicide watch after being examined by a “doctoral-level psychologist” days before he hanged himself in his prison cell, according to the Justice Department.
The disclosure was made in a letter addressed Thursday to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., and ranking member Doug Collins, R-Ga. The letter was obtained by Fox News on Friday.
“The Department can confirm that Mr. Epstein was placed on suicide watch in July,” Justice Department official Stephen E. Boyd wrote. “Mr. Epstein was later removed from suicide watch after being evaluated by a doctoral-level psychologist who determined that a suicide watch was no longer warranted.”