Let’s talk about Vanessa Bryant filed a cased on the “who shared photos of Kobe helicopter crash”. Vanessa Bryant is the wife of the late NBA star Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash last year. She released the name of some deputies who shared photos of her husband’s remains.
Vanessa Bryant has filed the case in the United States District Court, Central District of California, claims that ” one deputy, in particular, took between 25 and 100 photos of the crash scene on his personal cell phone, many of which had no conceivable investigatory purpose and were focused directly on the victims ‘remains’ “.
In case, she said that deputies are sharing the photos with other people with help of text messages and AirDrop. And 10 members of the Los Angels County Sheriff Department also get the photos. In spite of “having no legitimate governmental use for the photos”.
Vanessa Bryant’s case directly named deputies are Rafael Mejia, trainee Joey Cruz, Michael Russell, and Raul Versales.
On another incident, the case alleges, Cruz showed the pictures to a bartender at the Baja California Bar and Grill. The bartender proceeded to describe the photo of the remains to patrons. Bryant is suing for carelessness, violation of the 14th Amendment, and invasion of privacy.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva told in news media that “eight deputies took or shared graphic photos of the scene and he ordered to delete the photos”. And Sheriff also said, “it has department a policy against taking and sharing crime scene photos, but it does not apply to accident scenes”.
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