BREAKING: Autopsy finds broken bones in Epstein’s neck, deepening questions around his death

“An autopsy found that financier Jeffrey Epstein sustained multiple breaks in his neck bones, according to two people familiar with the findings, deepening the mystery about the circumstances around his death.

Among the bones broken in Epstein’s neck was the hyoid bone, which in men is near the Adam’s apple. Such breaks can occur in those who hang themselves, particularly if they are older, according to forensics experts and studies on the subject. But they are more common in victims of homicide by strangulation, the experts said.” . . . (more)

https://m.sfgate.com/news/article/Autopsy-finds-broken-bones-in-Epstein-s-neck-14305473.php

4 thoughts on “BREAKING: Autopsy finds broken bones in Epstein’s neck, deepening questions around his death

  1. flyingcuttlefish August 15, 2019 / 7:26 am

    NOTE: The hyoid is better known as the Adam’s Apple. – FC

    “The Washington Post spoke to Jonathan Arden, president of the National Association of Medical Examiners, who said a broken hyoid bone — which is near the Adam’s apple — is more common in strangulation murders than suicidal hangings.

    “If, hypothetically, the hyoid bone is broken, that would generally raise questions about strangulation, but it is not definitive and does not exclude suicidal hanging,” said Arden, who is not involved with the Epstein autopsy.”
    https://nypost.com/2019/08/15/epstein-autopsy-determined-he-had-several-broken-neck-bones-report/

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  2. flyingcuttlefish August 16, 2019 / 1:11 am

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