NBA: They open an investigation by the diffusion of photos of the victims of the accident of Kobe Bryant | NBA 2019



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The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (California) allegedly orders its agents that delete all photos of the accident of helicopter that cost the life of the former basketball player Kobe Bryant and another eight people after one of their workers leaked images in which they can see the bodies of the deceased, a crime that could lead to life imprisonment.

As reported by the local newspaper Los Angeles Times, in days after the accident, a citizen informed that one of the police showed “the horrible images” of the place of impact and the bodies in a bar in Norwalk, about 27 kilometers from Los Angeles.

Instead of opening a formal investigation and requesting internal affairs collaboration as mandated by the procedure, according to the same means, the sheriff's office orders “silence“and asked his agents to erase any photo of the place of impact, guaranteeing that if they do there will be no consequence for the possible destruction of evidence.

However, the Angelino newspaper uncovered the case and forced the County Sheriff's Department to react, which finally opened an investigation and promised to find the culprit to participate. “in such an insensitive act“.” The department will carry out a thorough investigation, with the number one priority of protecting the dignity and privacy of the victims and their families, “the statement said.

On Sunday, January 26 in the morning, the helicopter in which they were traveling Bryant, 41, his daughter Gianna and seven other people crashed in a mountainous area of ​​the Californian town of Calabasas; There were no survivors.

In his 20 years as a Lakers player, Bryant was 'MVP' of the season in 2008, twice 'MVP' of the NBA Finals, five times champion and 18 times 'All-Star', a race in which he also won two Olympic golds. He retired in 2016, scoring 60 points in his final game and finished his career with 33,643 points, now fourth on the all-time list after LeBron James beat him only one day before his death.

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