An argument between the couple escalated into a confrontation in the ship’s casino. CCTV reportedly shows that the woman attempted to walk away from the situation and got into a nearby lift, while calling for security.
However Smiley then allegedly followed her into the elevator and hit the woman in the face, knocking her glasses to the floor.
She attempted to escape Smiley by exiting the lift, but he allegedly proceeded to throw the woman to the floor and strike her with his elbow.
She once again tried to get away and he tackled her down a flight of stairs, striking her multiple times, and causing her serious injury.
“‘Woman was pursued through various sections of the cruise ship’ and she ‘suffered a fractured jaw and arm.’ “