Jeffrey Epstein’s cellmate was cleared Wednesday of wrongdoing during the multimillionaire perv’s suicide attempt at the Metropolitan Correctional Center amid ongoing questions about how surveillance footage of the incident was deleted, his attorney said.
Prosecutors said in White Plains Federal Court they could reach an agreement with Nick Tartaglione’s defense team about what happened when Epstein tried to kill himself in July in a cell he shared with Targaglione.
Epstein hanged himself in August when he was in a different cell by himself, authorities say. He was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.
Tartaglione’s lawyers hope prosecutors’ statements Wednesday will end allegations of his criminal involvement in Epstein’s failed suicide attempt.
“Hopefully this will put to bed — at least what the government submitted and what they said in court today — the idea that Nick Tartaglione did anything wrong on the night of July 22 going into the 23rd,” Tartaglione’s attorney Bruce Barket said.