The Nikki Catsouras photographs controversy concerns the leaking of photographs of Nicole "Nikki" Catsouras (March 4, – October 31, 2006) who died at the age of 18 in a car crash after losing control of her father's Porsche 911 Carrera at high speed and colliding with a toll booth in Lake Forest, California. Photographs of Catsouras' badly disfigured body were published on the Internet, leading her family to take legal action due to the distress that this caused.
[Daily Mail] - The photos, taken by CHP investigators at the crash site, show 18-year-old Nicole 'Nikki' Catsouras maimed and nearly decapitated in her father's mangled Porsche. Pictures of the gruesome scene, never intended for public release, were leaked by two
[National Post] - If something goes viral, you never know if it'll be good viral (video of baby laughing at kitten) or bad viral (Nikki Catsouras case, which I recommend Googling with care as the pictures are awful). The latter example is a kind of cruelty that goes