Feds call for inquiry after juror on Ghislaine Maxwell trial says he can’t remember sharing with court that he’d been sexually assaulted
A general view shows the courthouse in lower Manhattan where a jury deliberated in the sex crimes trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, in New York on Dec. 27, 2021. - ED JONES/Getty Images North America/TNS

NEW YORK — Manhattan federal prosecutors called for an inquiry Wednesday into a juror on the Ghislaine Maxwell trial after he admitted to a journalist that he could not remember if he’d shared during jury selection that he’d once been sexually abused. “While the Court instructed jurors that they were free to discuss their jury service with anyone of their choosing, some of the statements, as related in the media, merit attention by the Court. In particular, the juror has described being a victim of sexual abuse,” reads a filing from Assistant U.S. Attorney Maurene Comey. “Assuming the accuracy...