The lawyers for convicted sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell said in court documents this week that another inmate in the same prison housing unit as Maxwell was allegedly offered money to murder her.
The explosive claim was revealed in a report from The New York Times on attempts from Maxwell’s team to seek mercy ahead of her sentencing. The lawyers said that following her conviction, Maxwell was moved to the prison’s general population and became a “target of a credible death threat from a fellow inmate.”
“A prisoner in Ms. Maxwell’s housing unit told at least three other inmates that she had been offered money to murder Ms. Maxwell and that she planned to strangle Ms. Maxwell in her sleep, the lawyers wrote,” the Times noted. “The inmate