Vanessa Bryant awarded $16 million in lawsuit over Kobe Bryant crash photos

Vanessa Bryant
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Vanessa Bryant has won a lawsuit against Los Angeles County over leaked photos from the site of the helicopter crash that killed her husband and daughter.

A jury on Wednesday awarded the widow of NBA legend Kobe Bryant $16 million, while Chris Chester, who lost his wife and daughter in the same helicopter crash, was awarded $15 million, according to The New York Times.

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