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BREAKING: Federal agents swarm ‘Pedophile Island,’ search Jeffrey Epstein’s Virgin Island estate

Days after accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein died of a reported suicide in a Manhattan jail, federal agents are searching his home in the Virgin Islands.

Multiple news outlets are reporting that FBI agents and a U.S. Attorney task force are at the private island owned by Epstein, dubbed “Pedophile Island” due to the sex trafficking allegations against Epstein. Investigators are reportedly searching his estate there.

ABC News reports that the Southern District of New York and the U.S. Attorney’s Office declined to comment on the law enforcement activity. It is unclear at this time if an operation was planned before or after Epstein’s death.

Epstein was arrested on July 5 and suspicion of sex trafficking, and was ordered held without bail until his trial.

His apparent suicide while in federal detention has prompted widespread criticism and speculation.

This is a developing story. CrimeOnline will provide further updates when more information is available.