Federal prosecutors drop case against Jeffrey Epstein’s jail guards


Federal prosecutors filed a motion Thursday asking a court to drop charges against the two jail guards who were on duty the night that Jeffery Epstein killed himself inside his cell.

Michael Thomas and Tova Noel, the two guards on duty the night Epstein took his own life in August 2019, admitted to falsifying records but made a deal with federal prosecutors to avoid jail time. The two “admitted that they ‘willfully and knowingly completed materially false count and round slips regarding required counts and rounds’” in the housing unit where Epstein was being held.

FILE 2019: Metropolitan Correctional Center guard Michael Thomas leaves Federal Court in New York City. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP) (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images)
(Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images)

Reuters reported that the two complied with six-month deferred…

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