WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - A man is accused of showing a nude photo of his friend and threatening her with a gun through Facebook Live.
According to court records, the victim says Kendrick Bradley and his girlfriend made a Facebook Live about her without her consent. In this video, a nude image of the victim was shown. The victim said Bradley did not have permission to have that image. She explained that she FaceTimed with Bradley in the past and suspected he must of screen grabbed the image of her during one of those FaceTime sessions without her permission.
The victim also told police that when she made contact with Bradley afterward, he brandished a firearm, threatening her through Facebook Live. Bradley is charged with Criminal Conspiracy and Nonconsensual Disclosure of a Private Image, both of are felonies.
Saving a nude image of someone without their consent violates Louisiana's video voyeurism law as expressed permission must be granted for any action taken with such images.
Video voyeurism in Louisiana is defined as:
(1) The use of any camera, videotape, photo-optical, photo-electric, unmanned aircraft system, or any other image recording device for the purpose of observing, viewing, photographing, filming, or videotaping a person where that person has not consented to the observing, viewing, photographing, filming, or videotaping and it is for a lewd or lascivious purpose.
(2) The transfer of an image obtained by activity described in Paragraph (1) of this Subsection by live or recorded telephone message, electronic mail, the Internet, or a commercial online service.
The victim in this case lives in West Monroe and Kendrick Bradley is from St. Joseph.