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OnlyFans model Courtney Clenney pleads not guilty to murder of boyfriend Christian ‘Toby’ Obumseli

OnlyFans model Courtney Clenney pleaded not guilty on Wednesday by her lawyer to the second-degree murder of her boyfriend Christian ‘Toby’ Obumseli months after he was stabbed to loss of life of their Florida dwelling. 

Clenney was not current for the transient two-minute listening to earlier than Florida Judge Diana Vizcaino in Miami-Dade Circuit Court. She stays jailed at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami after being extradited from Hawaii.

The former OnlyFans model made her plea by her lawyer Frank Prieto.

‘We’ll stand on our written pleadings to not guilty your honor,’ Prieto informed the court docket.  

Prieto has promised in a submitting assertion to the court docket that they are going to ‘mount a vigorous protection in her favor.’ 

Clenney was formally charged within the April 3 slaying 5 days after she arrived in Miami-Dade after being extradited from Hawaii, the place she was arrested earlier this month the place she was in rehab for substance abuse.

Her subsequent scheduled court docket look is September 6. 

Courtney Clenney, 26, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday by her lawyer to the second-degree murder of her boyfriend Christian ‘Toby’ Obumseli months after he was stabbed to loss of life of their Florida dwelling on April 3. She was not in court docket on Wednesday

Clenney appeared in court on Saturday, August 27  (pictured), but was not present for the brief two-minute hearing on Wednesday. She remains jailed at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami after being extradited from Hawaii earlier this month

Clenney appeared in court docket on Saturday, August 27  (pictured), however was not current for the transient two-minute listening to on Wednesday. She stays jailed at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami after being extradited from Hawaii earlier this month

Christian Obumseli  (above) was stabbed to death on April 3 in the Miami apartment he shared with Clenney

Christian Obumseli  (above) was stabbed to loss of life on April 3 within the Miami condominium he shared with Clenney

Clenney, who goes by the title Courtney Tailor on-line and has tens of millions of social media followers, is accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend Christian ‘Toby’ Obumseli on April 3 throughout a heated argument at their luxurious high-rise Miami condominium.

Prosecutors say Clenney is the offender, arguing she had an extended historical past of attacking Obumseli, who was unarmed on the time of his killing. 

But her attorneys say she is the sufferer of home abuse and argue that she acted in self-defense. 

The protection continues to be in search of to restrict the discharge of proof within the case and has mentioned they’re fearful about ‘grownup’ photographs and movies that is perhaps half of the prosecutor’s case, the Miami Herald reported. 

‘It is anticipated that almost all, if not all of the grownup content material and sexually express supplies are irrelevant to the State’s case-in-chief,’ Prieto wrote in a submitting to the court docket.

‘Courtney Clenney must be judged by the admissible proof (topic to judicial scrutiny) and not on her life-style selections.’ 

To bolster her self-defense story, Clenney’s lawyer beforehand requested that Obumseli’s corpse be dug up and inspected by a medical expert.

Miami Attorney Katherine Fernandez mentioned Clenney claimed to have stabbed Obumseli within the chest after he grabbed her by the throat at their luxurious condominium within the One Paraiso constructing in Edgewater, Miami in April, in accordance to the Miami Herald.

Clenney mentioned she threw the knife at her boyfriend from greater than 10 ft away, however Fernandez mentioned the post-mortem revealed a deep wound that would solely be performed at an in depth distance.

The OnlyFans model was briefly arrested after cops discovered her coated in blood on her balcony, however was later launched as a result of they believed she had acted in self-defense.

Frank Prieto, Clenney's attorney, suggest that she is innocent and acted in self defense after her boyfriend grabbed her by the throat

Frank Prieto, Clenney’s lawyer, counsel that she is harmless and acted in self protection after her boyfriend grabbed her by the throat

Staff and residents at the One Paraiso building where they lived in Miami reported multiple domestic disturbance complaints about the couple

Staff and residents on the One Paraiso constructing the place they lived in Miami reported a number of home disturbance complaints concerning the couple

Obumseli’s physique was buried in Texas following his loss of life. The 27-year-old’s household lawyer, Larry Handfield, mentioned the hassle from Clenney’s lawyer is ‘an act of desperation,’ and to dig up the physique would go in opposition to the household’s spiritual values.

Prieto additionally requested to halt the discharge of proof in opposition to Clenney with out the choose’s first preliminary inspection of the fabric.

The movement got here after the discharge of elevator footage from the couple’s Miami condominium that confirmed the model viciously punching and kicking Obumseli two months earlier than his loss of life.

In the footage, Clenney could possibly be seen slapping and pulling Obumseli’s hair as he desperately tried to fend off her blows.

The horrific footage shows Courtney Clenney, 26, launch a blistering attack on Christian Obumseli, 27, two months before she killed him in Miami

The horrific footage exhibits Courtney Clenney, 26, launch a blistering assault on Christian Obumseli, 27, two months earlier than she killed him in Miami

She jumped up and grabbed his hair from behind, wrenching his head backwards before punching him in the side of the head

She jumped up and grabbed his hair from behind, wrenching his head backwards earlier than punching him within the aspect of the pinnacle

Clenney and Obumseli had been courting for lower than two years, and their relationship was tumultuous.

She was arrested for home battery in Las Vegas, and police have been referred to as to their dwelling in Austin, Texas, on a number of events.

The pair moved to Miami originally of the year and workers and residents on the One Paraiso constructing the place they lived reported a number of home disturbance complaints concerning the couple and had even moved to evict them.

Clenney and her attorneys declare she was compelled to stab Obumseli after he grabbed her by the throat on April 3.

Obumseli’s brother in April was angered by her not being charged instantly over his loss of life, saying it was ‘as a result of of her ‘privilege’ as a ‘rich white lady’ and not as a result of of her self-defense declare.

But in an announcement posted to Instagram, the sufferer’s brother, Jeffrey Obumseli – and his household – wrote that they do not imagine Clenney and demand that she be charged with killing the brother he referred to as Toby.

The model was caught on video coated with blood on her high-rise balcony simply after the killing.

‘The backside line is inextricably clear: Courtney is being handled in a different way as a result of of her privilege as a rich White lady,’ Jeffrey Obumseli wrote on Instagram.

‘Within 24 hours following Toby’s loss of life, the detective on the case prematurely concluded this was not against the law of violence.’

Clenney is shown on April 3 after allegedly stabbing Obumseli on the balcony of their home. She is covered in blood as her dog looks at her

Clenney is proven on April 3 after allegedly stabbing Obumseli on the balcony of their dwelling. She is roofed in blood as her canine seems to be at her

The 27-year-old's family attorney, Larry Handfield, says the effort for Clenney's attorney to request his body to be dug up is 'an act of desperation,' and to do so would go against the family's religious values

The 27-year-old’s household lawyer, Larry Handfield, says the hassle for Clenney’s lawyer to request his physique to be dug up is ‘an act of desperation,’ and to achieve this would go in opposition to the household’s spiritual values

Obumseli’s household from Austin, Texas, continues to demand solutions. His household is elevating money for him on GoFundMe.

On their web page, they are saying he was the sufferer of a ‘heinous act of violence.’

‘Christian Toby Obumseli was murdered in Florida per week earlier than his twenty eighth birthday. It is unconscionable to make sense of our new actuality.

‘That somebody’s egocentric act ripped Christian away from this world. It is not sufficient to say we’re shocked and hurting – we’re completely devastated.

‘His murder leaves many unanswered questions and creates a void that may by no means be fastened or crammed. Not even with time.

‘Christian was extraordinarily compassionate with a need all the time to uplift these round him. He did not deserve for his life to be reduce quick by a heinous act of violence,’ it reads.

Clenney said she threw the knife at her boyfriend from more than 10 feet away, but Fernandez said the autopsy revealed a deep wound that could only be done at a close distance

Clenney mentioned she threw the knife at her boyfriend from greater than 10 ft away, however Fernandez mentioned the post-mortem revealed a deep wound that would solely be performed at an in depth distance

Throughout the investigation, Clenney was posting X-rated content material on her OnlyFans web page since allegedly killing her boyfriend.

X-rated content material had appeared on her web site a day after she killed Obumseli however it’s unclear if it had been scheduled to go dwell earlier than the incident.

Nearly a day after her arrest, Clenney’s web page was taken down.

Her Instagram account stays lively however she has not shared any photos for 19 weeks.

The final submit confirmed her in a skimpy pink dress in Miami with the caption: ‘My face desirous about a contemporary set of talons… what colour ought to I get?’

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