The jury deciding the case regarding Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial has suggested it will be some time before it is ready to announce a decision.
The Jeffrey Epstein associate faces charges of recruiting girls as young as 14-years-old to offer sexual services to her boss.
Jurors Weighing Fate of Ghislaine Maxwell Scrutinize Reams of Evidence as Deliberations Stretch into Second Weekhttps://t.co/buP9flSRnT
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The jurors requested a whiteboard and sticky notes on Monday after returning from the holiday, indicating more work remains before agreeing on the outcome of the case, according to Newsmax.
The jury began deliberations last week after closing arguments in the high-profile case.
The jury in Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex abuse trial began deliberations Monday after hearing closing arguments over whether the British socialite set up teenage girls to have sexual encounters with the late financier Jeffrey Epstein. https://t.co/s9WmgOsMdH
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“Your function is to weigh the evidence in the case and to determine whether or not the government has proved that Ms. Maxwell is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt,” U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan instructed the jurors before deliberations began.
The important case continues to build in suspense among many who are eager to hear the outcome of the case that has included connections with numerous top celebrities and world leaders.