NS Kobe Bryant’s Widow She learned of the death of her husband and daughter in a helicopter crash last year and said that she had tried to travel to the crash site that day by helicopter, but was told that the weather conditions were very bad, in the lawsuit against her. According to the statement’s testimony she filed again in Los Angeles County.
In a transcript of testimony obtained by USA Today Sports, Vanessa Bryant said she kept the clothes that her husband and daughter wore that day. She was also asked about the pictures posted on social media, including a photoshopped picture in which her husband’s face was applied over a burnt corpse.
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The statement from October 12 is part of her lawsuit against the county – a civil action that accuses the county sheriff and fire department staff of Incorrectly sharing photos from the accident site, including the bodies of the NBA legend and his daughter. He and seven others died in that accident near Los Angeles on January 26, 2020.
She is suing the county for invasion of privacy and negligence, saying she wants to punish the sub-defendants and “make an example of them to the community.”
Under questioning from Skip Miller, an attorney for the county, Bryant testified how he learned about the accident — testimony that is part of the court’s record and is now the first public talk of such detail.
She said a family helper knocked on the door around 11:30 that day at around 9:45 am, about two hours after the accident.
“He told me there was an accident and there were five survivors,” Bryant testified in the statement on Zoom from Newport Beach. “And I asked her if Gianna and Kobe were okay. And she said she wasn’t sure. She didn’t know.”
then he tried calling her husband and his mother.
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