Only fans model who fatally stabbed his boyfriend in Miami was arrested in Hawaii and is expected to be extradited on charge of second- the extent of the murder, the authorities said.
26-year-old Courtney Klenney was charged with second-degree murder with a deadly weapon for stabbing April 3 of her boyfriend, Christian “Toby” Obumseli, the state’s attorney for Miami-Dade County Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced Thursday.
Rundle described the couple’s relationship, which began in November 2020 as “extremely turbulent and warlike”. She noted that building the management in which the Klennies and the Oumselis lived documented several cases of loud arguments and was ready to evict the couple before death.
Klenny kicked Oumseli out of their apartment in in last a week of March, but the couple seemingly reconciled two days before his death.
Investigators believe that Obumseli was stabbed between 4:33 pm and 4:57 pm. on April 3rd, Rundle said. Keyfob entries show he left the apartment shortly after 13:00 and returned to building at 16:32
Soon the neighbors started calling. building security service reports violation in their apartment, and security called the police at around 4:46 p.m., according to Rundle.
Police found that Klenny made two calls to her mother during this time before calling 911 at 4:57 pm and asking help for Have gone crazy.
“On that 911 call Christian can be heard in background. We keep saying that he was talking and losing feeling and his arm,” Rundle said. — Defendant Clenny also heard saying, “I’m sorry.”
In a statement to the Klenny police mother said she heard her daughter yell at Obumseli to leave the apartment while she was on telephone with her.
Klennie told police that after an argument, Obumseli grabbed her by the throat and pushed her. against a wall.
“Then she says he threw her to the ground but let her get up up”, – said Rundle, recalling the interview with Klenny. – And it was at that moment that Klenny went into the kitchen. area and got a knife like a christian kind of approached her. She threw a knife at him distance that it is estimated at about 10 feet.”
The conclusion of the forensic expert found that Obumseli’s stab wound was the result of a “strong downward thrust”. Rundle said the chief medical examiner disagreed that throw From this distance could have caused Oumseli fatal stab wound.
“Police found no visible damage to support her account,” Rundle said.
Klenney was taken into custody on Wednesday by the Hawaii Police Department. in rehabilitation for substance abuse and post- traumatic stress disorder, her lawyer Frank Prieto said, confirming the comments. first It is reported by The Miami Herald.
She was being held in a detention center in eastern Hawaii and was expected to make first appearance in the local district court Thursday, the department said. Rundle said Klennie’s lawyer made it clear she would not challenge her extradition to Florida.
In Prieto’s statement who previously described the couple’s relationship as “clearly toxic”, saying he was “totally shocked” by Clenny. arrest because of ” clear proof of myself-defense in this business”.
“Oumseli attacked and strangled her that evening,” he said. “Kourtney had no choice but to meet force with force”.
Rundle blamed Klennie of be the aggressor in stormy couple relationship.
Rundle showed a video of the elevator from February 2022, a month after the couple moved into their apartment. in which Clenny appears to be initiating a physical assault on Crazy during a quarrel. It is unclear what happened before the couple entered the elevator.
“You will draw your own conclusion, but it is clear that the defendant aggressively attacked Christian,” Rundle said.
Larry Handfield, lawyer representing Obumseli. family said that announcement of charge against The Klennies were a relief to family. He also accused Clenny of have “history of be the aggressor” throughout the couple’s relationship.
“What you saw in the elevator was just isolated look of sample of defendant’s conduct in in this case,” Handfield said.
Cousin of Oumseli previously stated that family does not have cause believe it was the case of myself-defense”, adding: “Toby was raised very strong family, with strong morals, strong values. He’s not one of those.”
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If you or someone you are know is facing domestic violence, call National Domestic Violence Hotline for help call (800) 799-SAFE (7233) or visit www.thehotline.org for more. States also often have domestic violence hotlines.