If you are still in the microscopic group of believe who believe the official story of Jeffrey Epstein killing himself her is some new news for you.
A confidant of the convicted pedophile and accused sexual trafficker has spoken to the DailyMail and said that Epstein was looking to hire protection.
If someone wants to kill themselves, it would appear unlikely that that person would want to hire protections to keep them alive.
Especially when the protection would not be able to protect you from yourself.
But his confidant, Bill Mersey, 69, said that he does not doubt the official story because he was told by an inmate that was in a cell next to Epstein that he heard the sound of ripping sheets.
Why only Epstein would be able to rip sheets is anyone’s guess but he went on to say that Epstein was terrified and paranoid in his final days.
Epstein was arrested on July 6 when his private plane landed in New Jersey after arriving from Paris. He pleaded not guilty to charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, some as young as 14, between 2002 and 2005. He faced up to 45 years in jail if found guilty.
On July 23, days after he was denied bail by a federal judge, he was believed to have attempted suicide after being found in his cell, semi-conscious, with marks on his neck while in 9 South, a special housing unit, known as the ‘shu’ or the ‘hole’.
Following his suicide attempt, Epstein was moved to a small suicide-watch unit of four cells.
Shortly afterwards, Mersey came face-to-face with America’s highest profile prisoner when he was scheduled on a shift as his prison companion.
“In the [suicide watch] cell, there’s a little steel toilet, really filthy and it stank. A metal bunk with a mattress bed that’s about [an inch] thick. Some kind of blanket that’s not even a blanket and almost looks like moving material, the stuff that you wrap furniture in,” his confidant said.
“He was always asking about how to handle fellow inmates. He felt threatened. He asked me, ”Do I need a shvar?” [an offensive Yiddish word meaning black person],” he said.
“’He told me that when he grew up in Coney Island, he’d been bullied by black guys throughout his youth and he was just really scared of prison.
“Everybody told him the same thing: Man up, stand up straight, look the guy in the eye if he’s trying to intimidate you.
“I would say, ”It’s not really that bad, Jeffrey. This is not the penitentiary. The Aryan Brotherhood does not exist at MCC,’” he said.
He also said that Epstein had some salacious tales about President Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton.
“He didn’t brag about his lifestyle but Epstein knew everybody that matters, so I did ask him one time, Jeffrey, give me one anecdote that’s emblematic of the essence of Donald Trump.
“Epstein thought about it and then said, ‘’Donald and I are flying in my private jet to Florida and I have a French girl with me. Donald says to me, why don’t we land in Atlantic City so I can show your friend my casino?
‘”Epstein] said, I’m not landing in Atlantic City, it’s all white trash down there. So the French girl goes, what does white trash mean? I don’t understand. And Trump says, ‘’It’s me without money..’”
“[Epstein] said he was walking down the street in a Chinese city with him and a really beautiful Asian girl walked by. [Clinton] turned to him and said, ‘That woman makes my d*** harder than Chinese arithmetic,’” he said.
When Mersey asked him if former President Clinton like young girls he said Epstein responded “No, he liked them mature and he can’t do anything now anyway, too many heart operations. His philandering days are over.,’” he said.
Chatting, asking about hiring security, does not sound like a man who wanted to end his life to me.