Transcript for The medical examiner releases Jeffrey Epstein’s autopsy results
We start with the new details in the death of Jeffrey Epstein. The medical examiner releasing autopsy results as a third civil suit is filed following the accused sex trafficker's death. Reporter: Overnight Jeffrey Epstein's official cause of death revealed just as a new lawsuit is brought against him. After a careful review New York City's chief medical examiner ruling the multi-millionaire died from suicide by hanging. Sources tell ABC news Epstein who was awaiting trial on federal sex trafficking charges, sustained a broken hyoid bone in his neck this as we learn two guards failed to do welfare checks every 30 minutes, later finding him dead in his Manhattan jail cell a week ago. Epstein's attorneys saying his safety was the responsibility of the MCC. We are not satisfied with the conclusions of the medical examiner, now vowing to conduct their own investigation. A justice department official telling the associated press that some prison employees believed to have pertinent information related to the incident aren't cooperating with investigators. We're now learning of serious irregularities at this facility that are deeply concerning and demand a thorough investigation. Reporter: On Friday two alleged victims filing the latest civil lawsuit against Epstein. The complaint alleging the women were 18 and 20 years old when they were recruited by an unknown adult female in 2004. According to the complaint Epstein used the word massage to fraudulently lure plaintiffs to his home to sexually touch them against their will. In a separate lawsuit Ghislaine Maxwell and three others were named as alleged co-conspirators. One accuser claiming they helped facilitate her alleged assault when she was just 15. I think the co-conspirators are more under the microscope more so since Epstein has died. Maxwell has denied similar allegations in the past and has not been charged with any crimes. It's been fascinating to see the legal maneuvering after Epstein died. The question remains for accusers out there, what will justice ultimately look like. If you believe Dan Abrams things are going to get more intense. Yes. Doesn't seem like it's over. Now to the history about the
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