Ghislaine Maxwell Dead: Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite who was convicted of sex trafficking with her ex-boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein, has been placed on suicide watch at the jail in Brooklyn where she has been since her arrest in July 2020, her lawyer said on Saturday. Ghislaine Maxwell has been there since her arrest.
A letter written by Maxwell’s attorney Bobbi Sternheim and sent to the judge who is scheduled to hand down the socialite’s sentence on June 28 stated that her client had been removed from the general population of inmates at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn and placed in solitary confinement on Friday. Sternheim said that Maxwell is not permitted to have any pens or paper and that she was put on the watch “without explanation.” Additionally, she was told that she may request a delay of the day on which she is scheduled to be sentenced.
After her father’s passing in 1991, Maxwell went to New York City and resumed her life as a socialite there. During this time, she was also in a relationship with Epstein. Maxwell’s father, Robert Maxwell, passed away in 1991.
In the year 2012, Maxwell established a charitable organization dedicated to the preservation of the seas. In July 2019, authorities submitted charges of sex trafficking against Epstein. In the same month, the organization stated that it would be ceasing operations as a result of the allegations.  Maxwell has French and British citizenship in addition to his naturalized citizenship in the United States.
As a result of her affiliation with Epstein, Maxwell was apprehended and charged with the crimes of enticing children and sex trafficking young females by the federal government in the United States on July 2, 2020. The charges stem from her involvement with Epstein.
 As a result of the court’s worries about her “totally opaque” money, her ability to successfully conceal herself, and the fact that France does not extradite its own nationals, she was not granted bail because the judge considered her to be a flight risk.
She was found guilty on five out of the six charges against her on the 29th of December, 2021, including one count of sex trafficking of a juvenile. She is facing two accusations of lying under oath over Epstein’s alleged abuse of minor girls, which will result in a second criminal trial.
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Following the death in jail of a French fashion agent named Jean-Luc Brunel, who had connections to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, the family of Ghislaine Maxwell has expressed their concern for their relative’s well-being.
Brunel, a former top agency for models, was discovered dead in his Paris jail cell on Saturday, according to the French authorities who made the announcement. It has been determined by the authorities that he killed himself.
Brunel was charged with sexual harassment as well as raping a kid who was above the age of 15, and he was currently awaiting trial for these offenses. In addition to this, it was alleged that he had trafficked underage females for Epstein’s benefit. The defense team for Brunel has always maintained their client’s innocence.
Epstein was discovered dead in his detention cell in New York in August 2019 before he could go to trial. In a death that officials also declared as suicide, even if rumors that it was otherwise have become grist for conspiracists, the authorities determined that it was suicide.
One of Maxwell’s brothers, Ian Maxwell, gave an interview to The New York Post on Saturday, stating that he “fears for her safety” and describing the news as “very startling.”
During an interview with The Post, Ian Maxwell said, “It’s pretty startling,” while speaking from his home in London. “Another inmate at a maximum-security facility has been put to death by hanging. My response is one of complete astonishment and confusion at this news.”
At 2019, Epstein’s body was discovered hanging from the ceiling of his cell in a prison in Manhattan. At the time, he was awaiting trial on federal charges of sex trafficking. The circumstances surrounding his death gave rise to a flurry of conspiracy theories, which in turn sparked an inquiry by the Department of Justice. According to a report by Jacob Shamsian for Insider, the findings of that probe are going to be made public in the very near future.
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Following reports from members of the jury who heard Maxwell’s case that they discussed their own personal experiences with sexual assault while deliberating, Maxwell filed a motion for a fresh trial. The jurors admitted that it was possible that their statements had a role in the jury’s decision to find the defendant guilty.
It was previously stated by legal experts to Insider that it was “very likely” that the guilty verdict against Maxwell would be overturned and that she would get a new trial. This was particularly the case in the event that the jurors did not disclose their own personal experiences with sexual assault on the jury selection questionnaire.
Maxwell is certain that his younger sister does not have suicidal thoughts, and he found it “ironic” that Epstein and Brunel, both of whom were found dead from what seemed to be suicides, were not on suicide watch at the jails in which they were housed. Epstein had been removed from the suicide watch list just before to the month of August 2019, when he passed away.
Ghislaine Maxwell, who is 60 years old, formally asked for a new trial at the end of the previous month. This came after a juror in the case revealed to the public that he had used his own personal experience of being sexually assaulted to encourage his colleagues on the panel to reach a guilty decision.
Late in the year 2021, he was granted temporary freedom, but a judgment from the Paris court of appeal ultimately led to his re-arrest. AFP was informed by a person with knowledge of the inquiry that his body was discovered somewhere between Friday and Saturday night. Prosecutors in Paris subsequently verified that he had passed away.
It was reported by the source that he had been discovered hung, but the authorities did not verify this information. According to the source, who wanted not to be identified, the investigation into the cause of death is now underway by the police. Because Brunel has passed away, his case can no longer be pursued, unless in the future additional potential suspects are found to be connected to the same case.
Brunel had responded by denying the allegations. In December of 2020, he was first taken into custody at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris.
His attorneys, Mathias Chichportich, Marianne Abgrall, and Christophe Ingrain, issued a statement in which they stated, “His sorrow is that of a 75-year-old man crushed by a media-judicial system.” They said that there will now be time to raise questions on this topic.
According to the report, “Jean-Luc Brunel had always maintained his innocence and had strengthened his attempts to prove it,” and it was further said that his apparent suicide was “not led by guilt but a great feeling of injustice.”