A new documentary on Ghislaine Maxwell is coming to Sky 3 months ago

A new documentary on Ghislaine Maxwell is coming to Sky

The three part documentary will air later this summer.

Sky have released the trailer for their upcoming documentary on Ghislaine Maxwell.

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Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein's Shadow will examine the relationship between the British socialite and convicted sex offender and disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Authorities arrested Epstein on federal charges for sex trafficking in July 2019. He was found dead in his jail cell in August 2019. The medical examiner ruled that he died by suicide. Epstein's lawyers, however, dispute this.

Maxwell is currently being held at a Brooklyn jail, as she awaits a trial date this November. She was arrested last July. Prosecutors have said that she recruited underage girls for Epstein to abuse over the course of 10 years.

She has pleaded not guilty to all charges, and has been denied bail three times.

In a 2016 deposition, Maxwell said that she has "no memory" of abuse by Epstein ever taking place.

Speaking ahead of the new documentary, a Sky spokesperson said: "The three-hour documentary investigates the powerful, connected, and mysterious Ghislaine Maxwell, who was once the heiress to the Maxwell fortune but whose life is rocked by a series of scandals and accusations when she meets Jeffrey Epstein, the serial sex offender."

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They continued: "The series will untangle the complicated story of power, sex, and money, leading to Ghislaine Maxwell's arrest and pointing to her upcoming trial."

The upcoming documentary joins a series of programmes attempting to unravel the story of Jeffrey Epstein. The Netflix documentary - Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich - premiered last summer, and included interviews with several survivors, as well as former employees and police officers.

Lifetime released another four-part series about Epstein - Surviving Jeffrey Epstein - last August.

Sky Documentaries will air Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein's Shadow on 28 June 2021. The three-part series will also be available to watch on the streaming service NOW.