Jeffrey Epstein reportedly on suicide watch after suffering neck injury in jail cell

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Accused sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein is reportedly on suicide watch.

According to NBC News, the millionaire financier was found injured and in a fetal position in his Manhattan jail cell and taken to the hospital.

According to reports, Epstein, 66, was barely conscious when he was found and had suffered injuries around his neck.

Some reports say he may have tried to hang himself.

Others say he may have staged an attack or a suicide attempt to get a transfer to another facility.

He had also tried to obtain house custody instead of being held in jail while awaiting trial.

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