Nicholas Tartaglione Biography
Nicholas Tartaglione is a former New York police officer made headlines in 2016 when the former Briarcliff Manor police officer was charged with killing four men in Orange County. who was charged with killing four men in Orange County and is facing the death penalty On July 25, 2019, he was questioned in relation to Jeffrey Estein’s ‘suicide attempt’. It was reported that on the morning of July 25 Jeffrey Epstein was found injured in his jail cell in New York City after trying to hang himself.
Feds: Ex-cop Nicholas Tartaglione had phone while in custody in quadruple killing case
Nicholas Tartaglione Age
He is 51 years old.
Nicholas Tartaglione Wife
Nicholas is married but details about his wife no available.
Nicholas Tartaglione Charged
Former police officer Nicholas Tartaglione is accused of killing four men in a cocaine deal gone wrong.
His case will be going to trial in the coming weeks, and prosecutors have already announced they will be seeking the death penalty
Real tight ship New York Corrections is running there. (This is the ex-cop who *totally* didn’t try to pull off a contract killing on Epstein.) https://t.co/wzDxOE5oHh
— David Walsh (@DavidAstinWalsh) July 25, 2019
Dec. 19, 2016: Tartaglione, then 49, was arrested and accused of killing Martin Luna, Urbano Santiago, Miguel Luna, and Hector Gutierrez in and around the Likquid Lounge, a bar his brother operated in Chester. He was also charged with conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, and federal prosecutors said the killings were part of that drug conspiracy.
Nicholas Tartaglione and Jeffrey Epstein
A source confirmed to site and said that Tartaglione was being questioned about Epstein’s behavior and mental state in the hours before he was found on the floor.
The men are both being housed at the facility’s Special Housing Unit (SHU) in the 9-South wing.
Epstein was housed in the most secure area of the prison, 10 South when he was first arrested earlier this month.
Jeffrey Epstein is back in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan after being rushed to the hospital in the early morning hours of Wednesday.
The pedophile, 66, was treated for an unknown medical condition after guards discovered him on the floor of his cell in the fetal position just after 1 am.
Two sources told NBC New York that Epstein was semiconscious at the time and had visible injuries on his neck, both signs of a possible suicide attempt.
Epstein could have also been attacked by a fellow inmate or prison employee, with sources stating that prison workers are still unclear about what happened that night.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons confirmed that Epstein is back in his cell but would not comment further about the incident, citing privacy concerns.
Just the Facts, Ma’am
Epstein is being held in cell no. 4 in the solitary-confinement unit of the Metropolitan Correctional Center known as “10 South.”
He was NOT sharing a cell with Nicholas Tartaglione, who was questioned re Epstein’s injuries. https://t.co/S1yFGlvjzG
— covertress (@covertress) July 25, 2019
Nicholas Tartaglione Death Penalty
Tartaglione Could Be the 1st Person Executed on Federal Crimes in New York Since 1953. This is after it was announced in March 2019 that prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against him.
At the time his lawyer said; “Unfortunate, despicable, unnecessary, unjust, egregious, thoughtless, pointless; those are all words that came to my mind.”
He also added that Tartaglione had taken the news of the decision “pretty well, all things considered… He’s more concerned about the time, the extra time it will take. He’s focused like we all are on the first part of the trial.”
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Witnesses say Epstein was ‘blue in the face’ and was ‘sprawled out on the floor’
- Two sources have reportedly claimed billionaire may have tried to hang himself
- But a third said injuries were not serious, claiming it’s a ploy to get a jail transfer
- Assault hasn’t been ruled out as another inmate is said to have been questioned
- Ex-cop Nicholas Tartaglione, awaiting trial for killing four men, has been quizzed