- World's basketball legend, Kobe Bryant, and daughter, Gianna, were given a private funeral ceremony on Friday, February 7
- The event which took place at the Pacific View Memorial Park in Corona de Mar did not have any photographer to document the event
- Information of the event was gathered from the death certification issued by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health
The legendary NBA star, Kobe Bryant, and daughter, Gianna, were laid to rest on Friday, February 7, during a private family service two weeks after their death in a helicopter crash.
Daily Mail reports that the funeral took place at the Pacific View Memorial Park in Corona de Mar without the presence of photographers to capture the event.
The same media also said that information concerning the ceremony was gleaned from the death certificates that were given by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health.
According to the certificate, the causes of their death were given as blunt trauma as it said that the manner of their death was quick.
Three of those who also died in the crash were given a memorial service on Monday, February 9. It should be noted, however, that the public memorial for Bryant and his daughter will be held on Monday, February 24.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that the picture of a man that honoured Kobe's memory with a tattoo emerged and was posted by Jordan Thrilla.
It was gathered that the man preserved Kobe's memory by drawing a giant tattoo of the legendary basketball player's Lakers jersey covering his upper body.
Kobe's widow, Vanessa Bryant, also made her first public statement on Wednesday, January 29, since the death of her husband.
On her Instagram page, the widow thanked everyone for supporting her family, noting that they were in pain and no words could express what they were going through.
Vanessa wrote: “My girls and I want to thank the millions of people who have shown support and love during this horrific time. Thank you for all the prayers. We definitely need them."
She added: "We are completely devastated by the sudden loss of my adoring husband, Kobe the amazing father of our children; and my beautiful, sweet Gianna - a loving, thoughtful, and wonderful daughter, and amazing sister to Natalia, Bianka, and Capri."
Vanessa further said she found comfort in knowing that Kobe and her daughter lost their lives knowing they were genuinely loved and that they were a blessing.
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