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Since then, Courtney has maintained that she acted in self-defense, with her attorney Frank Prieto reiterating the claim In a statement to E! News after her arrest.
“Obumseli assaulted her and choked it that evening. Courtney was left with no choice but force to meet force,” the attorney said at the moment. “There is no doubt that Obumseli and Courtney had a turbulent relationship. In addition, there is evidence to suggest that Courtney was a physical, emotional, or mental abuse victim at the hands Obumseli.”
He added, “Courtney was clearly defending herself. We will vigorously defending Courtney and clearing her of this unfounded, baseless charge.
Christian’s family and legal team, however, have argued otherwise.
In an April 20, 22 interview with Rolling StoneThe Obumseli Family’s Attorney Larry Handfield The attack was allegedly “unprovoked,” Christian’s brother Jeffrey Obumseli In a statement posted on Instagram in August 2022, he said that his brother “was unarmed when Clenney brutally stabbing him in the chest behind.”
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