News is filtering out of the United States that OnlyFans model 25 year old Courtney Tailor – who has over 2 million social media followers has been detained for a mental health assessment after police were called to the luxury apartment that she shared with her partner 27 year old Christian Obumseli in Miami, Florida.
According to reports by the U.S. Sun, police found an injured Obumseli, stabbed once in the shoulder after responding to a 9-1-1 call on Sunday 3 April at around 5pm. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
A Miami Police Department spokesman told the U.S. Sun that there was a physical altercation between the pair prior to the stabbing. According to a neighbour, the couple’s relationship was marred by episodes of domestic violence, with police often called to attend. A tweet from the couple’s neighbour suggests violence had escalated in the previous month prior to the stabbing with police called to the address at least seven times. An alleged witness to the incident was quoted by Because Miami as saying, “this was a bloody murder with loud screams and blood everywhere”. Police are yet to lay charges over the stabbing.
Domestic violence is a highly complex social issue experienced across the world. A 2019 U.S. study found intimate partner homicides had increased by up to 26% since 2014. In Australia at least one woman is killed every 9 days and one man every month at the hands of an intimate partner.
Domestic violence does not discriminate and can impact anyone, regardless of wealth, race, or gender. If you or anyone you know is experiencing domestic violence you can reach out for support by contacting DVConnect on 1800 811 811 or 1800RESPECT 1800 737 732. If it is an emergency ring police on Triple Zero (000).