Jeffrey Epstein dies by suicide in Manhattan jail: Report 08/10/2019 6:41 am PDT Comments WGN via WGN MANHATTAN, NY (WGN) -- Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide in jail, according to multiple reports. The disgraced financier was found unresponsive in his jail cell in Manhattan, with injuries to his neck. Epstein was facing charges for federal sex trafficking and was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. He pleaded not guilty. MORE: Jeffrey Epstein dies by suicide in Manhattan jail: Report - WGN #Manhattan #NewYork #NewYorkCity #WPIX Related Stories Jeffrey Epstein allegedly set up sex during work release Jeffrey Epstein injured in jail cell, source says Deemed dangerous, Epstein denied bail in sex abuse case Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.