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Kobe Bryant and Daughter Gianna Laid to Rest Ahead of Public Memorial

Kobe and Gianna Bryant have been laid to rest, PEOPLE can confirm.

The date of disposition on death certificates obtained by PEOPLE was listed as February 7 at Pacific View Memorial Park and Mortuary in Corona Del Mar, California.

When reached by PEOPLE, the memorial park declined to comment, as did a rep for Kobe.

News of the father, 41, and daughter’s final resting place comes ahead of a scheduled public memorial service for all victims of the crash on Monday, Feb. 24 at Staples Center.

The event will also honor victims John AltobelliKeri AltobelliAlyssa AltobelliSarah Chester, Payton ChesterChristina Mauser, and pilot Ara Zobayan. No other details surrounding the event have been announced.

The date holds special significance for the Bryant family: Gianna wore jersey No. 2 at the Mamba Sports Academy, and Kobe, 41, wore No. 24 in the latter half of his career.

Kobe and Gianna are survived by his wife and her mother, Vanessa Bryant, 37, as well as the couple’s other children Natalia, 17, Bianka, 3, and 7-month-old Capri.

As news spread of the Jan. 26 helicopter crash that killed Kobe, Gianna, and the seven others, fans around the world have paid tribute to the legendary Lakers player.

Fellow athletes found their own ways to honor the former NBA MVP, as NBA teams allowed the 24-second shot clock to run down to zero at the start of games, and players temporarily wore one of Kobe’s numbers while on the court.


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