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Facing murder cost, Instagram model Courtney Clenney appears in bond court

MIAMI – Instagram model Courtney Clenney, accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend at an condominium they each shared, appeared in bond court Saturday morning.

Clenney, 26, aka Courtney Tailor, who has greater than 2 million followers on Instagram, was charged with second-degree murder with a lethal weapon in the killing of Christian Toby Obumseli again in April of this year.      

She is presently being held on the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center. 

Her lawyer, Frank Prieto, says there is a matter with the arrest warrant.

“I feel it’s important that the court be made aware that that warrant that judge signed that he did find probable cause however, there’s not probable cause for second-degree murder… at best it’s manslaughter.”

Prieto claims that there have been a number of misstatements in the warrant indicating cherry-picked textual content messages and alleged bruising.

He says he has proof.

“The detective also indicated there were no signs of bruising that was consistent with Ms. Clenney. I was at the homicide unit and I have photographs of her bruising.”   

The choose addressed Clenney and mentioned that she’s not the choose who must be making these choices and he or she needs a choose who is aware of extra about her case to take over.

“I don’t wanna make any sort of ruling and then jeopardize any sort of right for ruling you’d have in front of a judge who may be more familiar with the facts of the case… For all those reasons, I’m going to abstain at this moment from interjecting my opinion and allow this case to be reset in front of the judge who is going to be handling the case.” 

They’re not making another ruling moreover telling Clenney that she’s there as a result of she was arrested on a warrant and at current is charged with second-degree murder and she is going to go in entrance of a choose and have a extra in-depth dialog at the moment.

Arrainment is scheduled for September sixth.  

Prior to her extradition, Clenney had been held with out bail in Hawaii.

The Miami State Attorney’s Office launched a video initially of August displaying Clenney attacking Obumseli in an elevator simply two months earlier than police say she stabbed him to dying.  

According to the arrest warrant, Clenney claimed she threw the knife at Obumseli from 10 toes away, however a graphic description from the Medical Examiner’s Office revealed Obumseli suffered from a knife wound three inches deep. The sort of wound, they are saying, attributable to forceful strain.

CBS4 realized that home violence was fixed in Obumseli and Clenney’s two-year relationship.

According to the arrest warrant, “One Paraiso security documented so many incidents of arguing, including complaints from tenants two floors above, that the building’s management was moving towards legal action to evict the couple.”

Prieto mentioned she was in Hawaii searching for skilled assist to course of the trauma skilled on the night time of the stabbing.

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