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OnlyFans model accused of murder to remain in jail until trial

Courtney Clenney
OnlyFans model Courtney Clenney reacts after Judge Laura Shearon Cruz’s decision to deny her to get out of jail to await trial during a hearing at the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building, in Miami, on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. She is accused of murdering her boyfriend Christian Obumseli last April, in Miami. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP, Pool)

(MIAMI, FL)– OnlyFans model Courtney Clenney will remain behind bars until her trial.
Circuit Judge Laura Shearon Cruz handed down the ruling on Thursday after prosecutors reported that Clenney could be a flight risk due to the millions she made last year on the webcam-based U.K website.
Clenney “has no ties to Florida and ample means to leave the country were she to choose to do so. The Defendant has substantial funds at her disposal and the ability to make more outside of the jurisdiction of the United States,” Judge Cruz wrote.
In addition to that, the judge noted that Clenney has a history of violating protective orders.
Clenney is facing a second-degree murder with a deadly weapon charge for the stabbing death of her boyfriend Christian Obumseli in their luxury Miami apartment in April.
Authorities say Clenney called them stating that she was the victim of domestic abuse and that she was forced to throw a knife at Obumseli in self-defense during a heated argument.
Obumseli was taken to a hospital where he died due to the injury.
Weeks after the incident, Miami-Dade’s Medical Examiner found that the wound Obumseli sustained was deep and could only have been made by a person who was close and making a stabbing motion.
Clenney was taken into police custody after being re-interviewed about the incident.
Clenney’s defense team has argued that though Clenney stabbed Obumseli, the stabbing came only after months of physical and verbal abuse by Obumseli.
Prosecutors, however, presented evidence including videos showing Clenney being aggressive towards Obumseli in other situations leading up to the murder.
At least one of the incidents landed Clenney in jail for domestic assault. Text messages also revealed that Clenney may be stabbed Obumseli on two other occasions.
Clenney’s defense attorneys stated that the evidence presented only show ” a one-sided snapshot in time. It’s not the whole story.”