Jovan Belcher's arrival at Arrowhead Stadium shortly after the Kansas City Chiefs linebacker allegedly killed his girlfriend Saturday morning was predictable, a sports psychologist said. The troubled player was retreating to a familiar haven before taking his own life.
How the Chiefs organization will now cope with this horrific murder-suicide won't be so easy to analyze.
Belcher, police said, thanked coach Romeo Crennel and general manager Scott Pioli before shooting himself in their presence at the team's practice facility adjacent to the stadium.
"That's his safe place. That was his home," sports psychologist Doug Gardner told FOXSports.com. "When people are in situations where they are shaken and under stress, they often end up places where they are familiar."
The suicide came after he allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend, Kasandra M. Perkins, at a home about five miles away.
Now, Crennel, Pioli and the entire Chiefs organization must cope with not only the loss of Belc...