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A pedestrian stop to take a photo of Jeffrey Epstein's townhouse on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Aug. 13. A pedestrian stop to take a photo of Jeffrey Epstein’s townhouse on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Tuesday. Photo: Mary Altaffer/AP

Jeffrey Epstein’s death last week in a Manhattan jail cell has complicated the path for victims of the wealthy financier seeking to recover from his estate, unleashing a slew of questions about where his assets are and who stands to inherit his millions.

In addition to criminal charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy, Epstein was also facing the prospect of numerous civil suits from his accusers, when he was found dead early Saturday at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, apparently by suicide.

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Tom McParland

Tom McParland of New York Law Journal can be contacted at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @TMcParlandALM.

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