The news that someone who might have incriminating information against Bill Clinton was injured in jail lit up the internet.
Manhattan financier Jeffrey Epstein, who faces charges of molesting underage girls and sex trafficking, was found in his Manhattan jail cell Tuesday in a semi-conscious state with bruising on his neck. Authorities are trying to determine whether the injury was self-inflicted or the result of an assault.
Newsweek reported“tens of thousands of tweets,” mostly from “right-wing conspiracy theorists,” were “reigniting pernicious, false accusations that former President Bill Clinton and wife, one-time Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, have covered up dozens of murders made to look like suicides.”
The financier was placed on suicide watch at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City after the incident.
Newsweek noted the incident came after the Daily Beast published a story that “explored financial ties between the politically and…