A lawyer for an OnlyFans mannequin who fatally stabbed her boyfriend at their Miami apartment earlier this month stated Monday that she acted in self-defense, a declare made days after the sufferer’s household stated there was “no cause to believe” that he posed a risk.
The lawyer, Frank Prieto, confirmed feedback first made to CBS Miami that he was assured there can be no expenses in opposition to Courtney Clenney within the April 3 killing of Christian Toby Obumseli.
The Miami Police Department stated final week that it’s investigating a home violence incident that left Obumseli useless. The couple had been concerned in a bodily altercation that ended with a stabbing, the division stated in an announcement.
Obumseli was pronounced useless at a neighborhood hospital.
The division didn’t reply to a request for remark Monday.
Prieto stated that the couple’s two-year relationship was “complicated” and “clearly toxic.” The April 3 stabbing got here one week after Clenney, who’s in her mid-20s, kicked Obumseli out of her condominium over allegations of abuse, he stated.
A lawyer for Obumseli’s household didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
During a information convention Friday, Obumseli’s cousin, Karen Egbuna, stated the household has “no cause to believe that this was a case of self-defense. Toby was raised by a very strong family, with strong morals, strong values. He does not come from that.”
Egbuna described him as caring, form and one of the vital soft-spoken folks of their household. His brother, Jeffrey Obumseli, added that he was captain of his highschool soccer crew and a star athlete.
“There’s many unanswered questions and we just want justice for our brother,” he stated, NBC Miami reported.
Prieto stated that Clenney, who appeared on the OnlyFans web site below the identify Courtney Tailor, was hospitalized after the incident for emergency psychological well being providers.
She was launched lower than two days later to her household on a health care provider’s suggestion, he stated.