Facing murder charge, Instagram model Courtney Clenney pleads not guilty

MIAMI – An legal professional for Instagram model Courtney Clenney pleaded not guilty on her behalf, to murdering her boyfriend, Wednesday throughout a short court docket look.

Clenney, 26, aka Courtney Tailor, who has greater than 2 million followers on Instagram, was charged with second-degree murder with a lethal weapon within the killing of Christian Toby Obumseli again in April of this 12 months.      

She is at present being held on the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Middle. 

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

The Miami State Lawyer’s Workplace launched a video at the start of August displaying Clenney attacking Obumseli in an elevator simply two months earlier than police say she stabbed him to loss of life.  

In line with the arrest warrant, Clenney claimed she threw the knife at Obumseli from 10 ft away, however a graphic description from the Medical Examiner’s Workplace revealed Obumseli suffered from a knife wound three inches deep. The kind of wound, they are saying, attributable to forceful strain.

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

In line with 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.”

Frank Prieto, her lawyer, mentioned she was in Hawaii searching for skilled Help to course of the trauma skilled on the evening of the stabbing.

He contends Clenney was defending herself from Obumseli. 

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