Thursday , Jul , 24 , 2003 C.Y. Ellis

Katelyn Faber wrongly identified pictures


Breaking news: March 1st, 2005Kobe reaches agreement with accuser. “ has learned that a woman depicted in photos circulating across the Internet is being incorrectly identified as the 19-year-old college student who has accused Kobe Bryant of sexual assault. obtained photos of a woman identified as the victim through the popular peer-to-peer file-sharing software Kazaa. According to information associated with the photos, the woman’s name is Katelyn Faber. has learned that the woman in the photos is not the alleged victim. The woman who is being wrongly identified is also 19 years old, has the same first name and attended the same high school as the accuser in Colorado.

There are at least three pictures beginning circulated on the web that misidentify Bryant’s accuser.

One picture shows the woman with her Eagle County High School dance team, a second with her standing next to a young man at a formal event (above), and a third from the same formal event.

The Rocky Mountain News has reported that the woman who has been incorrectly identified has hired a lawyer to try to stop the spread of the photos.”