He is facing fresh charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy and could stand trial next year.
It wasn't immediately clear when Epstein was taken off suicide watch at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan. DOJ says FBI is investigating.
Epstein is being held in NY on charges that he sexually abused and exploited dozens of girls, some as young as 14, and sex trafficked them.
Attorney Jack Scarola represents some of Epstein's victims.
Though criminal charges won't be pursued against a deceased defendant, accusers still could file civil lawsuits seeking money from Epstein's estate, CNN legal analyst Paul Callan said.
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Lawyer Alan Dershowitz and Britain's Prince Andrew were among those whose names officially surfaced Friday after a trove of documents were released in a case with strong ties to disgraced financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. "And there has got to be substantial disappointment that whatever information he had, died with him", Scarola told Contact 5 in an interview Saturday.
USA financier Jeffrey Epstein appears in a photograph taken for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services' sex offender registry March 28, 2017 and obtained by Reuters July 10, 2019.
It also comes just over two weeks after the 66-year-old was found unconscious in his cell with marks on his neck after an apparent suicide attempt.
His recent federal indictment in NY came over a decade after a non-prosecution agreement, signed by the US Attorney " s Office in South Florida allowed Epstein to avoid federal prosecution there, for allegedly molesting teenage girls.
As part of the deal, Epstein pleaded guilty to two minor prostitution charges at that time and served 13 months in the Palm Beach County stockade.
"Breathless reporters excavating every corner of Mr. Epstein's life to pile on, tear him down and kick him at his lowest - while still presumed innocent, before he'd had his day in court", he said.
The Miami Herald should be given some special recognition, as their series about Epstein and his shoddy plea deal was the reason why this man was placed under the microscope again, which led to his arrest.
But Epstein also enjoyed surrounding himself with women much younger than he, including Russian models who attended his cocktail parties and attractive women he flew aboard his plane, according to the Vanity Fair profile. The accuser, Virginia Giuffre, claims she was forced to have sex with Epstein and global high-profile figures, including Prince Andrew, while she was underage. "Their whole entire lives revolved around sex".