Ghislaine Maxwell will likely die in jail, either by her own doing or by someone else, a lawyer for several victims has predicted, the Daily Mail reports.
Spencer Kuvin, who represents victims of accused sex predator Jeffrey Epstein, to whom Maxwell is accused of helping, told the news outlet his dire forecast days after Maxwell was taken into custody.
“I don’t think she is going to get out of jail alive,” Spencer Kuvin said. “I said the same thing about Jeffrey Epstein and people laughed at me.”
“I think she knows way too much information — I just have this gut feeling.”
Maxwell is accused of grooming minor girls to have sexual contact with Epstein and also engaging in some of the sexual abuse herself.
Authorities on Thursday arrested her in New Hampshire and have charged her with enticing a minor to travel to engage in criminal sexual activity, transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, conspiring to commit both of those offenses, and perjury.
Police found Maxwell inside a secluded million-dollar home on 156 acres in rural New Hampshire.
Maxwell, 58, is presently being held in the Merrimack County Jail in New Hampshire. It is possible that she will be transferred to the federal detention center in Manhattan — the Metropolitan Correctional Center — which is the same jail that Epstein died in last August while he was awaiting trial for alleged sex trafficking.
Kuvin suggested that Maxwell will die in jail because she will not be able to endure her new life or will be killed to silence her.
“It may be that she can’t handle the fear of what’s going to happen to her and takes matters into her own hands or there will be people who are very afraid of what she has to say,” Kuvin told the Daily Mail.
It is also possible that Maxwell will cooperate with investigators, according to Audrey Strauss, acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York.
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[Feature Photo: Ghislaine Maxwell in 1991/AP Photo, Dominique Mollard, File; and Jeffrey Epstein/New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File]