Jeffrey Epstein

In this July 30, 2008 file photo, Jeffrey Epstein appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Palm Beach Post, Uma Sanghvi, File)

No. Epstein was temporarily placed on a suicide watch after he was found in his jail cell July 23 with marks on his neck, a law enforcement source and a source familiar with the incident told CNN at the time.

It wasn't clear whether those injuries, which were not serious, were self-inflicted or the result of an assault, the sources said. Epstein told authorities he had been beaten up and called a child predator, they said.

After conducting daily psychological assessments, psychologists with the Bureau of Prisons took him off suicide watch at the end of July, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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