Listen: Jeffrey Epstein, Washington Post And New York discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"The governor of new york ahead updates in the jeffrey epstein investigation including revelations about his autopsy that report next the autopsy of jeffrey epstein's body was completed last weekend on sunday just one day after he was found hanging in his cell at the metropolitan correction center in manhattan but the results of the autopsy were inconclusive and the medical examiner listed the cause of death as pending so that's all the information we had for nearly a week following epstein's death until the washington post published a new revelation about the autopsy this morning warning now confirmed by n._b._c. news that quote among the broken bones in epsteins neck was the highlight bone the post explains quote such breaks can occur her in those who hang themselves particularly if they are older but they're more common in victims of homicide by strangulation according to experts the new york city chief medical examiner responded in a statement saying quote in all forensic investigations. All information must be synthesized to determine the cause and manner of death. Everything must be consistent. I didn't know single finding can be evaluated in a vacuum joining me. Now is one of the reporters who broke that story carolina investigative reporter for the washington post annan m._s._n._b._c. contributor at carroll the the nothing about medicine or biology or all. The stuff with the highway bone is sort of somewhere around the adam's apple. It's very small bone and and tell me about what finding means in some percentage of cases when a broken it'll happen because of a suicide in some cases because of a strangulation. Tell me a little about this so i wasn't an expert in this either. I'm the beneficiary of a bunch of forensic pathologists who lent their time to school us at the post about what this means what's most studies find that it's unusual atypical for the highway bone in men right above the adam's apple to break during a suicide by hanging it's usually associated with homicide strangulation and some of those medical examiners examiners who've been consulting with us about this have have have warned me that the new york chief medical examiner in this case likely ruled that this death of epstein was pending or the cause of death rather was pending because that bone sticks out in"