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Victims in Kobe Bryant's Helicopter Crash Won't Be Publicly Identified Until Next of Kin Notified

Victims in Kobe Bryant's Helicopter Crash Won't Be Publicly Identified Until Next of Kin Notified

There are a ton of rumors floating around online about who might have died alongside Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna in a helicopter crash that tragically took place on Sunday (January 26) in the Calabasas, California area.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed during a press conference just moments ago that they would not be officially releasing any names of the deceased until every next of kin has been notified.

A total of nine people were on board the helicopter, including the pilot. All 9 passengers have passed away.

The Federal Aviation Administration is currently on the scene and will be working with the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate what caused the crash.

Here’s what we know about who else was on board the flight.

Our thoughts are with all the families and loved ones of the victims in this terrible tragedy.

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