Fans are still searching for answers after the tragic incident. Many have wondered if the autopsy report on Bryant and Gigi would shed light on the situation. The incident, in which nine people were killed, continues to leave fans seeking answers.
Accompanied by his daughter, Gigi, and close family acquaintances, renowned American basketball icon Kobe Bryant was en route to his Mamba Academy for a basketball match, as well as the Los Angeles Lakers.
Unfortunately, the helicopter they were aboard crashed in Calabasas, California.
The aviator Ara Zobayan, basketball instructor Christina Mauser, Sara, Payton Chester, Alyssa’s daughter, Keri, his spouse, baseball instructor John Altobelli, and additional victims were.
The National Transportation Safety Board determined that the accident in IMC was caused by the continued use of Visual Flight Rules (VFR).
The chopper soared into a thick blanket of clouds, causing the pilot to become disoriented and lose his capacity to navigate.
The release of the autopsy report revealed that she died due to a blunt trauma force, which caused an outpouring of anger among fans of Bryant, particularly among those who were upset about Gigi’s death.
The leaked drawing of the postmortem examination was spread across the internet via Reddit and Twitter.
The report disclosed the horrifying nature of the 13-year-old and her father’s demise, deeply disturbing numerous NBA enthusiasts.
Based on the postmortem examination, Gigi underwent amputation of her right leg, while her left leg was almost severed.
She had several scratches, bruises, and cuts all over her body.
Multiple breaks in her head and body were also documented, and no brain substance was discovered.
Supporters were deeply affected by the gruesome outcome of the destiny of one of the adored basketball icons and his daughter, resulting in a significant emotional wound.
Vanessa, Wife of Kobe Bryant, Files Lawsuit Against LA County for Unauthorized Release of Autopsy Drawing
Shortly after the publication, the post-mortem drawing gained popularity on Google, much to the sorrow of Vanessa Bryant, Kobe’s widow.
Vanessa filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies for circulating explicit photographs of her daughter and husband without consent.
While the images have not been made available to the general public, she claimed that they were purportedly shared privately.
TMZ stated that Vanessa was taking legal action against the Los Angeles sheriff’s office for psychological anguish.
Numerous enthusiasts were perplexed to discover that the photographs of the incident location and the deceased individuals were captured.
According to reports, the photos capturing the remains of Kobe Bryant and Gianna were shared among co-workers, family, and friends via their mobile devices. These pictures were captured by a total of eight deputies.
In August 2022, after a legal process, Vanessa was awarded a settlement of $16 million for the unauthorized publication of the photos.
She declared her intention to contribute the funds from the legal case to the Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation.
Biography of Gigi Bryant
Gianna Maria Onore Bryant, commonly referred to as Gigi Bryant, was born in Los Angeles, California, on May 1, 2006.
She was the offspring of American basketball player Kobe Bryant and model Vanessa Bryant.
Gigi was also a basketball player who participated in high school basketball at Harbor Day School in Newport Beach, California.
She was inspired to take up basketball after seeing her father, Kobe, play. She had two younger sisters, Capri and Bianka, and an older sister, Natalia.
The 13-year-old harbored a aspiration of participating in the Women’s National Basketball Association as she matures. Her father coached her at the Mamba Sports Academy.
Regrettably, a devastating helicopter incident on January 26, 2020, led to the demise of Gianna, her father Kobe, six acquaintances, and the pilot.
Their tragic demise occurred when the team was journeying to Ventura County for a basketball match at Mamba Academy in Thousand Oaks.