Nine dead in helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and daughter

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UPDATE: 1/26/2020

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)- LA County Sheriff confirms that nine people were killed in the helicopter crash that also claimed the life of Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna “GiGi” Bryant.

The chopper went down in Calabasas on Sunday morning leaving no survivors, according to authorities.

Bryant was 41 years old. His daughter was 13.

The identification of the other victims have not been released at this time.

This is a developing story.


UPDATE: 1/26/2020 3:30 p.m.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)- Kobe Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, was also killed in the deadly helicopter crash, according to several reports.

The LA County Sheriff’s Department confirmed a total of five people have passed away in the Sunday crash. This is an ongoing investigation.

Fans and celebrities have posted their reaction of the devastating news across social media.

12 News will continue to follow this developing story.


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)- NBA legend Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.

Kobe was traveling with four other people in a private helicopter Sunday when the plane crashed and sparked a bush fire, authorities say.

This is a developing story. Watch here for live details.

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