#parent | #kids | Ghislaine Maxwell trial on sex trafficking charges delayed to the fall


(VIA REUTERS)

The trial of Ghislaine Maxwell on allegations of trafficking teenage girls for Jeffrey Epstein has been postponed to the fall.

In delaying the previously scheduled start from 12 July, US District Judge Alison Nathan said the move was appropriate due to new charges being added in March and the Covid-19 pandemic hindering trial preparations.

Ms Maxwell pleaded not guilty in April to new indictments during her first in-person court appearance since being arrested on sex trafficking charges.

Her defence team requested the postponement as the new indictment, which added a victim and extended the timeframe of the charge superseded the previous charges, to which Ms Maxwell also pleaded not guilty

This is a developing story.

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