Sweeks before your lawsuit goes to trial, attorneys for Vanessa Bryant have presented their list of witnesses in federal court, which includes the general manager of the Lakers, Rob Pelinka already the wife of former Spanish player Pau Gasol.
The trial will take place next February 22 where they will be called together with Pelinka and Catherine Gasol, Kristin Pelinka, wife of the director, the Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and Kobe’s sister, Sharia Washington, but this list could include up to 40 witnesses.
vanessa is Suing County for Invasion of Privacy and Negligence over Release of Accident Photos which took place on January 26, 2020, where employees from the sheriff’s office and the fire department took about 100 photos and they were disclosed without having anything to do with the case.
Close-up photos of Gianna and Kobe’s remains were distributed on at least twenty-eight Sheriff’s Department devices.
The investigation “has shown that close-up photos of Gianna and Kobe’s remains were distributed on at least twenty-eight Sheriff’s Department devices and by at least a dozen firefighters, and they were exhibited in bars and at an awards gala. It has also shown that the (county) defendants engaged in a cover-up, destroying direct forensic evidence of their misconduct and requiring extensive circumstantial evidence to establish the full extent of that misconduct,” according to the declaration of Luis Li in the submitted documents.
The county has defended itself saying that the photos were not disclosed in the media and online, in addition to these They were removed and were not released to the public. Except for the bar incident.