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The life of Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender and well-connected financier who died in jail awaiting sex trafficking charges

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    New York-based financier Jeffrey
    Epstein died by apparent suicide August 10 while being held
    at Manhattan's Metropolitan Correctional Center.
  
  
    Epstein was arrested July 6 on suspicion of sex
    trafficking minors and was being held without bail awaiting
    trial on charges of conspiracy and sex trafficking. He had
    pleaded not guilty.
  
  
    The arrest came more than a decade after Epstein dodged
    federal charges in a secret plea deal after years of fielding
    allegations of sexually abusing young girls.
  
  
    The new charges cracked Epstein's carefully curated and
    mysterious image that was seeded in the highest levels of New
    York's political and financial social circles.
  
  
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  Financier Jeffrey Epstein, 66, died by suicide on August 10 while
  being held at Manhattan's Metropolitan Correctional Center.

  
  Epstein was arrested on July 6 in New York City on suspicion
  of sex trafficking underage girls in the early 2000s.

  As a businessman and criminal, Epstein has a long documented
  history.

  Here is a look at his life, career, criminal charges, and famous
  connections.

Financier Jeffrey Epstein, 66, died by suicide on August 10 while being held at Manhattan's Metropolitan Correctional Center.

Epstein was arrested on July 6 in New York City on suspicion of sex trafficking underage girls in the early 2000s.

As a businessman and criminal, Epstein has a long documented history.

Here is a look at his life, career, criminal charges, and famous connections.

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