Conspiracy theories flood the internet in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘suspicious’ death

Even though he was in protective custody and on suicide watch at a maximum security pretrial detention center in Manhattan (which is under the control of the Federal Bureau of Prisons), accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was found dead of an alleged suicide Saturday morning.

So what happened? It’s far too early to tell, but Epstein reportedly had dirt on all kinds of rich and powerful people, including President Donald Trump.

Within minutes of the announcement that Epstein was officially dead, Twitter lit up with conspiracy theories, and even Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) sounded like she wanted answers ASAP:

Here’s some other takes on Epstein’s suicide:

It remains to be seen if Attorney General William Barr will order a full investigation into the matter, and considering how Barr has been so eager to protect Trump, it probably won’t matter either way.

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