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Report: Jovan Belcher likely had CTE

Former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who killed his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself at the team facility in 2012, showed signs of CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) when his body was exhumed for further testing a year after his death. This report from ESPN’s Outside the Lines details what doctors found when they studied Belcher’s brain posthumously...
Via Sportsnaut
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Details emerge in Belcher case

The more details that emerge from the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide that took place earlier this month, the more it seems evident that the Kansas City Chiefs linebacker gave warning signs that he was a disturbed individual. On Friday, Jackson County prosecutors ruled the deaths of Belcher and his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins a murder-suicide and closed the case. The case file, which...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Belcher, GF fought over paternity?

The mother of former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher has told investigators that her son had argued with his girlfriend over their baby's paternity before he shot and killed her, according a report in the New York Post. Belcher, 25, murdered his girlfriend, 22-year-old Kasandra Perkins, on the morning of Dec. 1 before committing suicide at the team's facility. Cheryl...
Via FOX Sports
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Source: Paternity talk sparked tragedy

The mother of Kansas City Chiefs football player Jovan Belcher has told investigators that the argument with girlfriend Kasandra Perkins — which preceded his deadly murder-suicide rampage on Dec. 1 — was over their 3-month-old baby's paternity, reports The New York Post. Cheryl Shepherd — who was in her son's suburban Missouri home the morning he shot Perkins nine times — told police...
Via The Other Paper
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Police release Belcher video

Hours before Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend and took his own life, Police were called to check on a suspicious vehicle around 3am. Belcher and his girlfriend had argued around 1am, and Belcher was found asleep in his Bentley 2 hours later. "We're just trying to cut you a break here." one office said as Jovan was still seated in the car. Another...
Via 60 Max Power O
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Belcher's locker set up for game day

To honor their troubled teammate who committed suicide after murdering his girlfriend, the Kansas City Chiefs staff decided to set up his locker room stall.  This is obviously been a traumatic occasion for those involved and you can’t help but feel horrible for Belcher’s family and his girlfriend’s family.Chiefs had Jovan Belcher’s locker stall set up for game day.
Via Diehardsport
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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