'Serious irregularities' at Epstein jail as US vows to hunt any co-conspirators
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US Attorney General Bill Barr said Monday there were "serious irregularities" at the jail where Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide, and pledged to pursue any co-conspirators in the sex trafficking case. "I was appalled and indeed the whole department was, and frankly angry, to learn of the Metropolitan Correctional Center's failure to adequately secure this prison," Barr told reporters. "We are now learning of serious irregularities at this facility that are deeply concerning and demand a thorough investigation. "The FBI and office of the inspector general are doing just that. We will get to the bottom of what happened and there will be accountability," he added.