Ghislaine Maxwell is considered to be at such a high risk of suicide that she was forced to wear paper clothes and sleep on sheets of paper in prison.
Last Thursday, when Ms. Maxwell, 58, was arrested on a 156-acre $ 1 million estate on the outskirts of the small town of Bradford, New Hampshire, she was first taken to a public facility. Since then, she has been transported to the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, where federal officials have been specifically tasked with ensuring that she has extensive protections.
They are concerned that she may harm herself or that other inmates may try to attack her, an unnamed official told The Associated Press.
The concerns are particularly acute because Jeffrey Epstein, the former boyfriend and close friend of Mrs. Maxwell,