Jeffrey Epstein suicide casts spotlight on federal prison system riven by staff shortages, violence, sexual harassment

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A fact in the meantime officials continue to investigate it seems apparent suicide at a federal prison in New York correspondent C. Kassebaum reports a picture is emerging of a facility with a list of problems the department of justice announced that the warden at the metropolitan correctional center was temporarily replaced and two corrections officers were placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the inspector general's investigation attorney Bruce Barkat represents a defendant who is housed in the same unit were Jeffrey Epstein apparently took his own life the inmates were subjected to are really horrific conditions inside that facility he called it the worst prison he's ever been in the lack of staffing in the lack of training and in some cases is the lack of overall concern is prevalent there the bureau of prisons did not respond to a request for comment Steve casting down

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