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Vanessa Bryant files claim against LASD over Kobe Bryant crash site photos

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Posted at 8:08 PM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 23:08:29-04

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The Los Angeles Times reported Vanessa Bryant has filed a claim against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department over deputies sharing “unauthorized” photos of the scene of the helicopter crash that killed her husband Kobe Bryant, their daughter and seven others.

According to the claim filed Friday, Sheriff Alex Villanueva “personally assured her” that deputies were securing the crash site to ensure her privacy.

The claim alleges that the deputies who took and shared the photos are liable for negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and invasion of her right to privacy.

The claim also states the department’s response to the scandal has been “grossly insufficient.”