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Police reports released today indicate that Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher had a blood-alcohol level of .17 when he killed his girlfriend on December 1st (Credit: AP Photo) On December 1 2011, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins at their home before heading to Arrowhead Stadium and committing suicide in the team’s parking lot. Today, the Jackson County Medical Examiner has released the results of the autopsies performed on Belcher and Perkins. According to the autopsy report, Belcher shot his Perkins nine times on the morning of December 1. NFL.com is reporting that, the autopsy report says Perkins was shot in the neck, chest, abdomen, hip, back, leg and hand. In addition to shooting his girlfriend nine times, the Kansas City Star is reporting that Belcher had a blood-alcohol level of .17 when he died that day at Arrowhead Stadium. Autopsies on both of the bodies showed that there were no illegal drugs in either of their bodies. The Kansas City Star has also released the entire police report about the events of those two days that led up to the death of Kasandra Perkins and Jovan Belcher. The events began at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 30, when Belcher drove to his secret girlfriend’s apartment in the 700 block of Armour Boulevard while Perkins attended a concert downtown with friends. Belcher and his paramour drank and played cards, and Belcher agreed to accompany her and her friends to a club in the Power & Light District at 10:30 p.m. They left the district about 12:45 a.m. and kissed goodbye in the parking lot of her building. Around 1 a.m., a friend of Perkins has told The Star, the couple argued about Perkins being out late. The friend never specified whether that encounter was in person or by telephone. The police report doesn’t mention this dispute, instead indicating that after his secret girlfriend went inside, Belcher fell asleep in his car. Police roused him two hours later after someone called 911 to report his Bentley as suspicious. Officers noted the car was running and legally parked. They said Belcher “initially displayed possible signs of being under the influence (asleep and disoriented),” but after a few minutes of being awake, his demeanor and communication “became more fluid and coherent.” The officers and their sergeant could not smell any alcohol on his breath or person. Belcher tried to call his secret girlfriend but could not reach her. He then knocked on a neighbor’s door. The two women inside said Belcher “appeared to be intoxicated.” He told them his friend wouldn’t come to her door, and they invited him inside to wait. He talked about his past and they said he “seemed to be in good spirits … laughing, joking.” He thanked them for letting him in their home. At 4:30 a.m., they gave him a pillow and blanket and he slept on the couch. He left at 6:45 a.m. When Belcher arrived home, an argument broke out with Perkins. Shepherd overheard the shouting but didn’t intervene because Perkins had previously accused her of “interfering.” After Shepherd heard gunshots, she ran to the bedroom and saw Belcher kneeling next to Perkins’ body, saying he was sorry. He kissed Perkins, his daughter and his mother and repeatedly apologized. He backed his Bentley out of the driveway, then got out, pulled off his sweatshirt and threw it in some bushes. He then drove to Arrowhead. On the way, he apparently broke off the car’s rear-view mirror. Police later noted shattered glass on the dashboard and front passenger seat and the broken mirror resting on the seat. Police also saw blood on the gear shift and noted that Belcher’s body had cuts and blood on his right index and ring fingers. Once at Arrowhead, Belcher encountered Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli. “I’m sorry, Scott,” he said. “I’ve done a bad thing to my girlfriend already. I want to talk with (linebackers coach Gary) Gibbs and Romeo.” Pioli then called the coaches to the parking lot. A security guard tried to stop them, but the coaches insisted. Despite their pleas for Belcher to put down the gun, Belcher only briefly lowered the Beretta .40-caliber handgun to chamber a round. He then walked away. Crennel raised both his hands, pleading with Belcher to put the gun down. “You’re taking the easy way out!” Crennel yelled. Belcher glanced at an approaching police officer, knelt behind a minivan, made the sign of the cross on his chest with his left hand and fired a bullet into his head above his right ear. Crennel slumped, dropped his hands and turned away from Belcher. The post Jovan Belcher was legally drunk before murder-suicide appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE.
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Jovan Belcher shot his girlfriend and mother of his child, 22-year old Kasandra Perkins, nine times, an autopsy report reveals.
Belcher, a Kansas City Chiefs linebacker, murdered Perkins December 1, 2012 at a home they shared, shooting her in the back, leg, hand, chest, neck, and abdomen, before driving approximately five miles to the...
Autopsy results released today show that Jovan Belcher was drunk when he fired nine fatal shots into the mother of his child, Kasandra Perkins, on Dec. 1 before driving himself to a Kansas City Chiefs facility and killing himself in front of team personnel.
The 25-year-old Long Island native had a blood-alcohol level of .17, more than twice the legal limit for driving in Missouri...
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