OnlyFans model ‘did not want to murder boyfriend’ when she stabbed him during row

Abigail White did not want to murder her boyfriend when she stabbed him in the chest, a court heard (Picture: SWNS)
Abigail White did not want to murder her boyfriend when she stabbed him in the chest, a court heard (Picture: SWNS)

An OnlyFans model ‘did not want to murder’ her boyfriend when she picked up a knife during a row, a court heard.

Abigail White, 24, was arguing with Bradley Lewis, 22, when she stabbed him once to the chest at her flat in south Gloucestershire.

Mr Lewis was taken to hospital from the defendant’s home in Kingswood, after the attack in March last year, but died later.

Bristol Crown Court heard that hours earlier, Mr Lewis had told White their relationship was over.

The stabbing happened minutes after they had returned from a pub where White had got into arguments with Mr Lewis and another man.

White told the jury they were arguing and when she walked into the kitchen, she saw a knife on the side and picked it up to ‘scare’ Mr Lewis.

Anna Vigars KC, prosecuting, asked: ‘You went into the hall, and you went up to Brad and you thrust the knife at his chest, didn’t you?’

Bradley Lewis was killed in the row (Picture: SWNS)
Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of Abigail White, 24, of Chipperfield Drive, Kingswood South Gloucestershire, during her trial at Bristol Crown Court where she is accused of the murder of her partner Bradley Lewis, 22, after he died from a single stab wound to his chest following an argument between the couple at her home. Picture date: Tuesday October 11, 2022. PA Photo. The court heard Mr Lewis had been fatally injured minutes after leaving a pub with the defendant on the evening of March 25 this year. White denies murder but admits Mr Lewis's manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility. See PA story COURTS Kingswood. Photo credit should read: Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire
White is currently on trial at Bristol Crown Court (Picture: PA)
Forensics officers at the scene in March (Picture: SWNS)

White replied: ‘Yes, but I didn’t realise I had done that until after.’

The barrister suggested to the defendant she was angry when she stabbed him and she meant to hurt him.

Fighting back tears, White replied: ‘No I didn’t. I really didn’t.’

The prosecutor asked: ‘You intended in your anger to hurt him or even to kill him, didn’t you?’

White replied: ‘No, I didn’t. It was just over before I even thought.’

The OnlyFans model, who earned up to £50,000 a year from the website, accepted she had lied in the aftermath of stabbing Mr Lewis but denied she was trying to protect herself.

The trial has heard about two other incidents which happened a few days’ earlier, including when White allegedly stabbed Mr Lewis in the arm.

White had phoned a friend, Sophie Webber, because she had learned Mr Lewis had cheated on her, the court was told.

Jurors heard that during that call, Mr Lewis had spoken to Ms Webber, telling her: ‘Help me Sophie, she’s trying to kill me, she’s trying to stab me, she keeps beating me up, she’s hurting me.’

Mrs Vigars asked: ‘What were you saying to him or doing to him that led him to ask Sophie for help?’

White replied: ‘Nothing … nothing like that. I was just crying, really upset. I don’t remember him speaking on that call.’

Mrs Vigars asked: ‘On that Monday evening were you beating Bradley Lewis, or trying to stab him or threatening to kill him?’

The defendant responded: ‘No.’

White, of Chipperfield Drive, Kingswood, initially claimed Mr Lewis had stabbed himself but later admitted a charge of manslaughter by diminished responsibility. She denies murder.

The trial continues.

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