Ghislaine Maxwell is satisfied Jeffrey Epstein was murdered in jail.

The disgraced socialite, serving 20 years for intercourse trafficking and grooming underage ladies for billionaire paedophile Epstein, mentioned in an interview from her jail cell she was “shocked” to listen to the billionaire had taken his life in jail.

Maxwell, 61, added in a chat on Speak TV’s ‘Jeremy Kyle Dwell’ proven on Monday evening she had been certain Epstein was going to attraction his conviction and nonetheless wonders how his demise occurred.

She mentioned: “I consider that he was murdered. I used to be shocked. Then I questioned the way it had occurred as a result of so far as I used to be involved, he was going to, I used to be certain he was going to attraction. And I used to be certain he was coated below the non-prosecution settlement.

“However I wasn’t within the indictment. I wasn’t talked about. I wasn’t even one of many co-conspirators.”

Epstein died aged 66 in August 2019 on the Metropolitan Correction Middle in Manhattan, the place he was awaiting trial on intercourse trafficking prices.

A mass of conspiracy theories nonetheless encompass the circumstances of his obvious suicide, with the medical expert ruling his demise was by hanging.

Maxwell was arrested in 2020 and convicted in December 2021 on intercourse trafficking prices, together with intercourse trafficking of a minor, with the Division of Justice describing her crimes as being a part of “a scheme to sexual exploit and abuse a number of minor ladies with Jeffrey Epstein over the course of a decade.”

The British-born socialite additionally used her TalkTV interview to say she was “certain” the notorious picture of Prince Andrew along with his arm round one among Epstein’s trafficking victims Virginia Giuffre is “pretend”.

She mentioned from the Federal Correctional Establishment in Tallahassee, Florida, concerning the snap, through which she seems within the background: “It’s a pretend. I don’t consider it’s actual for a second, actually I’m certain it’s not.

“Effectively, there’s by no means been an authentic and additional there’s no {photograph}, and I’ve solely ever seen a photocopy of it.”

Andrew, 62, who paid tens of millions to settle a civil case with Virginia, after she accused him of getting intercourse along with her when she was a teen, earlier than it went to courtroom, has additionally questioned the authenticity of the picture.

Virginia, who sued the royal for allegedly sexually assaulting her when she was 17 after being trafficked by Epstein, insisted the picture was “genuine” and he or she had given the FBI the unique in 2011.