Blame unlikely to fall on Chiefs in Jovan Belcher case

Drama continues this week in Kansas City as evidence surfaces regarding the allegations of player negligence by the Chiefs franchise, specifically in the case of Jovan Belcher. However, it’s becoming clear that the team might not be to blame for the player’s erratic behavior last year that ended in a murder-suicide on December 1, 2012. Last week, Belcher’s mother, Cheryl Shepard...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jovan Belcher’s mother is suing the Kansas City Chiefs for 15,000 dollars for her son’s death

The mother of former Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the team Tuesday after exhuming his body so that his brain could be examined for evidence of a degenerative condition linked to repeated concussions. The lawsuit, filed by Cheryl Shepherd in Jackson County (Mo.) circuit court, alleges Belcher was subjected to “repetitive head trauma,” […]
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January 01, 2014  |  2 Comments

Police sergeants son identified as the man killed at Arrowhead Stadium (Photo)

The man who died following a struggle at Arrowhead Stadium during the Chiefs game is the son of an area police sergeant. Kyle Van Winkle, 30, of Smithville, died at an area hospital Sunday night. His father, Sgt. Dean Van Winkle, is the public information officer for the city of Grandview. He said Monday afternoon that […]
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December 02, 2013  |  1 Comment

Kansas City Chiefs fan dies at stadium after altercation

Exactly one year ago the Kansas City Chiefs lost linebacker Jovan Belcher to a murder/suicide. Well yesterday a man died and three people were taken into custody after an altercation that happened Sunday in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium as the Kansas City Chiefs played the Denver Broncos. Kansas City police spokesman Darin Snapp […]
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December 02, 2013  |  1 Comment

Source: Paternity talk sparked tragedy

Jovan Belcher's mother reportedly told investigators that an argument over whether he was actually the father of the couple's baby may have sparked the murder-suicide.

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December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Police Release Video From Night Before, Day of Jovan Belcher Shootings in Kansas City (Video)

As information continues to filter out about the events surrounding last week’s murder-suicide involving Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, the Kansas City Police Department has released two videos. The first video shows police talking with Belcher on Friday night, the day before the shootings. Belcher was asleep in his car that night outside the home of his “other girlfriend,”...
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Police release Belcher video

Kansas City police have released video from the hours before the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide during which they spoke with him in his car.

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December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Police release video of Belcher encounter, 911 response

[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] The saga continues to unfold. Just two days after the disturbing 911 call made by Jovan Belcher's mother was leaked, visual evidence has surfaced, giving a peak into the former Chief's final hours. On Friday, Kansas City police released dashboard video of an encounter with...
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December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Police release video of Jovan Belcher stop

Police released the following video of Jovan Belcher’s early Saturday morning stop.  This incident happened several hours before Belcher shot his girlfriend Kassandra Perkins at her home and then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and shot himself. The video was taken just after 3a.m, apparently Belcher had fallen asleep in his car when police went to talk with him. The video is from...
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Bob Costas’ Sunday Night Football analysis of Belcher incident blunt; but rings true

At times it smacked of the self-righteousness that is sometimes hard not to depict when presenting a monologue about a hot topic on national television; but, in his closing argument Bob Costas brought some needed perspective to the events in Kansas City this weekend. The initial argument is abraisve; but his point about gun control is spot on...
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December 02, 2012  |  7 Comments

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