Kobe Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Maria Onore — aka GiGi has also been confirmed dead in the helicopter crash her father died in.
According to TMZ;
We’re told they were on their way to the Mamba Academy for a basketball practice when the crash occurred. The Academy is in nearby Thousand Oaks.
It is believed they were on their way to basketball practice when the crash occurred in Calabasas, near central Los Angeles.
Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant, also known as GiGi, was a talented youth basketball player who regularly attended LA Lakers games with her father.
His wife Vanessa is not believed to have been involved in the accident.
The pair share three other daughters, Natalia and Bianca and their newborn Capri.
Judging by the flight path taken, the chopper carrying Bryant and his daughter is said to have circled at least 10 times over a period of 15 minutes before crashing.
5 people have been confirmed dead in the helicopter crash.
Developing story. More details to follow…