Feds Formally Drop Case Against Epstein’s Jail Guards

Law & Crime reports:

The day after a federal jury convicted Ghislaine Maxwell of sex trafficking and other crimes, the government formally recommended disposing of the prosecution of two guards on duty the night of Jeffrey Epstein’s death.

Indicted in November 2019, Metropolitan Correctional Center guards Tova Noel and Michael Thomas each faced charges of falsifying records and conspiracy for their allegedly failing to perform numerous jail-wide checks on the night of Aug. 9, 2019 and early morning of Aug. 10, 2019.

The document, known as a nolle prosequi, is a legal notice that the prosecutor has decided to abandon the prosecution, and in this case, it is routine paperwork formalizing an arrangement entered into this past spring.

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