Fight over Ghislaine Maxwell’s jail conditions heats up

FILE - In this July 2, 2020 file photo, Audrey Strauss, acting U.S. attorney for the Southern...
FILE - In this July 2, 2020 file photo, Audrey Strauss, acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, points to a photo of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell during a news conference in New York.(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Published: Apr. 8, 2021 at 2:30 PM EDT
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NEW YORK (AP) - The rancorous fight over jail conditions for Ghislaine Maxwell are reaching new lows.

Prosecutors blame the British socialite and Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend for creating a stink by failing to flush her toilet.

Her lawyer says her health is declining in a facility so mucky that even her salad has mold in it.

The claims came this week in letters written to a Manhattan federal judge.

The judge has thrice rejected applications for bail by the 59-year-old.

Maxwell has pleaded not guilty to charges that she recruited teenage girls for Epstein to sexually abuse between 1994 and 2004.

A trial is scheduled to start on July 12. 

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