Oh the irony! Conveniently at least one camera located in the hallway outside of sex offender Epstein’s cell “had footage that is unusable.” In addition, there was “clearer” footage from other cameras in the area “according to three people briefed on the evidence gathered earlier this month.”

According to the SFGate:

It was not immediately clear why some video footage outside Epstein’s cell is too flawed for investigators to use or what is visible in the other, usable footage. The incident is being investigated by the FBI and the Justice Department’s inspector general’s office, which are attempting to determine what happened and how to assess whether any policies were violated or crimes committed.

The footage is considered critical to those inquiries, and the revelation of an unusable recording is yet another of the apparent failures inside the Metropolitan Correctional Center…

Bureau of Prisons spokesman, FBI spokespeople, Justice Department and U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan all declined to comment. Those who released information about the video footage “requested anonymity.”

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