Posted December 11, 2012 on AP on Fox

ATLANTA - AUGUST 13: Antone Smith of the Atlanta Falcons is tackled by Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs at Georgia Dome on August 13, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
A New York church is holding services for Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher. The services will be held Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Upper Room Christian World Center in Dix Hills. Police say the West Babylon, N.Y., native fatally shot himself Dec. 1. The suicide came after he killed his girlfriend, 22-year-old Kasandra Perkins, the mother of their 3-month-old daughter, Zoey. Belcher's mother, Cheryl Shepherd, declined to speak with a reporter when contacted by telephone on Tuesday. Police and a woman answering the phone at the church confirmed the plans but had no further details. Chiefs' players and coaches attended a service for Belcher last week in Kansas City. Two funerals were held for Perkins in Texas.
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