Prison Guards Lie – level 2

29-11-2019 15:00

Jeffrey Epstein was a rich American businessman who was friends with some government leaders. He went to prison in 2019 after people found that he sexually abused many young girls.

Later that year, two prison guards found that Epstein died in his jail cell. A professional said that Epstein died from suicide after he hung himself in his cell.

The two guards had the job to check on Epstein every 30 minutes, so they had to go to court because he died. The court found that they faked records to make it look like they checked on him. They actually had not checked on him for some hours. The court now has serious charges against them.

Difficult words: suicide (when a person kills himself or herself), cell (a very small room), charge (a legal statement that says what someone thinks you did).

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