Vanessa Bryant is reportedly "devastated" after allegations that deputies may have been the ones who leaked photographs of the helicopter crash that killed her husband, Kobe Bryant and her 13-year-old daughter, Gianna.
Her attorney Gary C. Robb has requested an internal affairs investigation into the allegations and the "harshest possible discipline" for those responsible per The LA Times, calling the alleged behavior "inexcusable and deplorable."
"This is an unspeakable violation of human decency, respect, and of the privacy rights of the victims and their families," he said.
"At that time, Sheriff Alex Villanueva assured us all measures would be put in place to protect the families' privacy, and it is our understanding that he has worked hard to honor those requests," Robb said. He demanded that the deputies be identified "to ensure that the photos are not further disseminated."
The outlet reports that the Sheriff's Department has issued a statement saying Villanueva was "deeply disturbed at the thought deputies could allegedly engage in such an insensitive act."
"A thorough investigation will be conducted by the department, with the No. 1 priority of protecting the dignity and privacy of the victims and their families," the department said.