Even as Kobe Bryant moved beyond his career in the N. Bryant — among nine people, including his year-old daughter, Gianna , who died on Sunday in a helicopter crash outside Los Angeles — was charged with sexually assaulting a year-old woman in But as in the vast majority of cases involving accusations of sexual violence, there was no clear resolution. There was no verdict.
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What happened with Kobe Bryant's sexual assault case - Los Angeles Times
Just as clear was his devotion to his wife, Vanessa, and four daughters. A year-old woman working as the front-desk clerk accompanied Bryant on a tour of the property. Bryant, 24 at the time, was charged with one count of felony assault. It took 14 months for the criminal case to be resolved.
What happened with Kobe Bryant’s sexual assault case
But it took only a second for some to realize that many accounts ignored one part of his story: the rape case. People tweeted old articles about how a year-old accused the star basketball player of rape at a Colorado hotel, and they criticized those who ignored it. Others made death threats against people who brought up the case, insisting it was simply too soon, or brushed it aside because the lengthy case against Bryant ultimately collapsed after the alleged victim withdrew. Bryant long stood by the apology he made, after criminal charges were dropped in the case in
NBA star Kobe Bryant's sudden death in a helicopter crash this week sparked an outpouring of tributes from basketball fans. But one of the most controversial moments in his life triggered a very different response. A rape allegation against the star, which was dismissed in after the young woman involved told prosecutors she could not continue with the case, was brought back into the spotlight.