Remains Of Kobe, Gianna Bryant, 7 Others Killed In Helicopter Crash Released To Families For Burial
It has now been over a week since the tragic helicopter crash claimed the lives of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others.
The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office has now released their remains to their families.
Aside from the well known people in Kobe and Gianna, the others were 50-year-old pilot Ara Zobayan; 45-year-old Sarah Chester and her 13-year-old daughter Payton; 38-year-old Christina Mauser, who was an assistant coach to Bryant on the Mamba Sports Academy team; and 56-year-old John Altobelli, the longtime coach of Orange Coast College’s baseball team, his 46-year-old wife Keri, and their 14-year-old daughter Alyssa.
Gianna, Alyssa and Payton were all set to play in a game on the afternoon of January 26th at the Mamba Sports Academy facility in Thousand Oaks. They were being accompanied by their parents and coaches when their helicopter crashed.
Memorial service or funeral plans have not been announced for anyone involved in the crash.