New details from Jeffrey Epstein's autopsy reveal broken neck bones

The autopsy of the accused sex-trafficker revealed a broken hyoid bone in the neck, a source told ABC News, which can be associated with strangulation or suicide.
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New reporting in the investigation of Jeffrey Epstein's death. Sources say the autopsy reveals he had broken bones in his neck. Does it raise new questions? Sources say the injuries can be consistent with suicide and with strangulation. Here's ABC's whit Johnson. Reporter: Tonight, a source telling ABC news the autopsy of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein revealed a broken hyoid bone in his neck. The break can be associated with strangulation or sometimes suicide. Sources say Epstein hanged himself with a bedsheet, but authorities are not yet releasing an official cause of death. The report coming as the probe deepens into what happened before his final moments. Investigators questioning for the first time the two guards tasked with watching Epstein. Camera footage inside the jail according to sources shows they did not make their required welfare checks every 30 minutes, and they are suspected of falsifying log entries. All this as we hear Epstein in his own words in a newly resurfaced interview from 2003 with journalist David bank. I realize what I am. I'm very comfortable in my own skin. Reporter: The audio published this week by Bloomberg, record years before his plea deal for soliciting underage girls, published this week by the multi-millionaire talking about life on his remote caribbean island, the site of recent raids by the FBI and NYPD. On my own island or on my own ranch, I can think the thoughts I want to think. Reporter: And tonight, the whereabouts of Epstein's associate, Ghislaine Maxwell still a mystery. The British socialite, named as a co-conspirator in a new lawsuit. She has denied similar allegations and has never been charged. But a friend of hers, talking to "Business insider," shooting down reports that she was hiding out in his Massachusetts mansion. Epstein's death has not stopped the legal maneuvering. His attorneys are fighting to maintain imnunt protests for his alleged coconspirators. The NYPD and FBI say their investigation into more possible victims continues. Whit Johnson tonight, thank you. Tonight how the divisive

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