An autopsy on the body of Jeffrey Epstein revealed the convicted sex offender had several broken bones in his neck, including the hyoid bone, according to a report.
The hyoid bone, which is near the Adam’s apple, can be broken in a suicide by hanging — especially in older people — but is more common in strangulation murders, The Washington Post reported.
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Epstein, 66, was found hanging in his cell in an “apparent suicide” at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City on Saturday where he was being held on sex trafficking charges.
He was placed on suicide watch in July but was removed from it by the end of the month.
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The circumstances surrounding Epstein’s death have led to several unsubstantiated conspiracy theories.
His official cause of death is still pending, The Post reported.