Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/19/14

DENVER - NOVEMBER 14: Offensive lineman Chris Kuper of the Denver Broncos blocks against Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs at INVESCO Field at Mile High on November 14, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Chiefs 49-29. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Several hundred mourners have gathered for the funeral of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher near his hometown on Long Island. The 25-year-old Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself Dec. 1. He was remembered Wednesday for the accomplishments in his life. A photo slide show playing on a large screen at the front of the auditorium included the words ''In loving memory of'' Belcher and Kasandra Perkins, the mother of his 3-month-old daughter. After a series of pictures of Perkins and baby Zoey came the message, ''Keep this little girl in your prayers.''
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