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Investigation Information

By: AP
By: AP

The identity of Kobe Bryant's accuser is protected because she is an alleged sexual assault victim. But friends and police reports are offering details of her life.

The 19-year-old with shoulder-length blond hair and a sweet smile was a peppy high school cheerleader and singer who had aspirations of stardom.

Ex-boyfriend Josh Putnam described her as starved for attention. Former friend Lindsey McKinney says the woman twice overdosed on
sleeping pills.

Still, the woman's friends in Eagle call her honest, trustworthy, energetic and strong.

Friend Luke Bray says some of the things people in town are saying are victimizing Bryant's accuser a second, third and fourth time.


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