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How Trump is fuelling anger over Jeffrey Epstein’s death

Financier Jeffrey Epstein's death weeks after he was indicted on sex-trafficking charges has raised a range of questions about how such a high-profile detainee could die in custody, while U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted unsubstantiated claims about Epstein's death. Epstein, who died by apparent suicide according to officials, had pleaded not guilty.
Financier Jeffrey Epstein's death weeks after he was indicted on sex-trafficking charges has raised a range of questions about how such a high-profile detainee could die in custody, while U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted unsubstantiated claims about Epstein's death. Epstein, who died by apparent suicide according to officials, had pleaded not guilty. 2:01