The husband of one of many victims within the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash is suing the L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. for invasion of privateness over crash scene cellular phone pics, TMZ Sports activities has realized.
Matthew Mauser — who misplaced his spouse Christina Mauser within the Jan. twenty sixth crash — claims Sheriff Alex Villanueva did a poor job securing the realm within the wake of the crash, which led to emergency responders taking unauthorized photographs of the tragic scene.
The truth is, Matthew claims he has cause to imagine members of the L.A. County Fireplace Dept. photographed the stays of his spouse — after which shared them with individuals who had no involvement within the investigation.
“These details present that Sheriff Villanueva had a particular obligation to make sure that the scene of the crash was given the very best caliber safety his division might make use of,” Mauser claims in his go well with.
Matthew claims he — together with the couple’s 3 daughters — now undergo extreme emotional misery, humiliation, and nervousness “from the belief that images of their mom and spouse had been wrongfully taken, proven and mentioned.”
Mauser is suing for invasion of privateness, negligence, intentional infliction of emotional misery and extra. He is searching for unspecified damages in extra of $25,000.
Christina Mauser was solely 38.
We reached out to the sheriff’s workplace for remark … thus far, no phrase again.