Prosecutors have opposed Courtney Clenney’s request to keep evidence a secret in the murder case after her lawyer asked a judge to limit what could be revealed to the public.
The assistant state attorney of Clenney’s defense lawyer, Frank Prieto, claimed prosecutors continued to make frequent statements about the murder of Christian Obumseli to the media and accused Miami State Attorney Kathie Fernandez of sharing the surveillance footage of Clenney and Obumseli’s physical altercation in an elevator during a press conference.
“It’s been the defense that has been frankly keeping this case within media attention. Mr. Obumseli was dead for five days and the defense was making statements to the media both in print and on television and local news,” he explained. According to the New York Post, the motion was filed on Thursday, and Clenney remains locked up at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center.