In Jovan Belcher murder-suicide, stress, alcohol factors, says sourceInvestigators believe alcohol, and stress in the relationship between Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, played roles in Belcher killing Perkins and then himself, a Kansas City, Mo.
Belcher Told Cops He Was Waiting for 'Girlfriend'Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher told officers who found him sleeping in his car outside an apartment complex hours before he committed a murder-suicide that he was there to visit a woman he described as his "girlfriend," but that she wasn't ...
Bob Costas calls Jovan Belcher commentary "a mistake"Bob Costas said he made a "mistake," violating his own rule of not trying to compress a nuanced topic into small bit of air time, with his controversial halftime commentary Sunday night on the murder-suicide committed by Jovan Belcher of the Kansas ...
Jovan Belcher had access to many NFL support programsDuring his four years with the Chiefs, linebacker Jovan Belcher, along with his teammates, attended dozens of NFL-sponsored meetings devoted to personal issues outside of football.
No, Seriously, the NFL Really Does Have a Domestic Violence ProblemOn Monday, two days after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend and then committed suicide, I wrote about domestic violence and the NFL.
Jovan Belcher: Bob Costas clarifies comments, Chiefs talk about gunsAs a spokesman for Bob Costas elaborated on his controversial commentary on guns, members of the Kansas City Chiefs described their feelings about gun ownership in the aftermath of the shocking murder and suicide committed by Chiefs linebaker Jovan ...
Jovan Belcher details paint tumultuous eve of murder-suicideThe Kansas City police's investigation into the murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and his live-in girlfriend Kasandra Perkins has painted a picture of a tumultuous night leading up to Saturday morning's incident.
Source cites factors in Jovan Belcher murder-suicideInvestigators believe stress from their relationship, financial problems and alcohol factored into the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide, a Kansas City, Mo.
New details emerge in Jovan Belcher murder-suicideThe Kansas City Star has uncovered the details of the events that led Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher to murder Kasandra Perkins, his 22-year-old girlfriend and mother of their 3-month-old daughter, before taking his own life in front of GM ...
Jovan Belcher reportedly apologized, kissed girlfriend after murderThe paper reports that Belcher's mother watched the tragic goodbye after rushing into her son's bedroom when she heard gunfire.
What do you think of Belcher's tragedy?(CNN) -- Readers reacted strongly to a Monday op-ed on CNN.com about Jovan Belcher, the Kansas City Chiefs football player who murdered his girlfriend and then committed suicide.
Jovan Belcher of Chiefs reportedly apologized to motherMore details have emerged regarding the final hour of Jovan Belcher's life, and it's as disheartening as you might imagine.
Before Belcher tragedy, NFL launched hotline for troubled playersThe Kansas City Chiefs managed a win against the Carolina Panthers, their first in nearly two months, following the suicide of lineman Jovan Belcher, who fatally shot his girlfriend before killing himself. NBC's Erica Hill reports. As the program has ...
Jovan Belcher's frantic mother screams, 'Stay with me,' to dying womanJovan Belcher's mother was frantic with grief as she pleaded with dispatchers and her son's dying girlfriend. "Stay with me," Cheryl Shepherd screams as she repeatedly exhorts dispatchers to get an ambulance to her son's home as quickly as possible to ...
Jovan Belcher: Was the smoking gun in his head? (JD Crowe)But the Jovan Belcher murder/suicide is also another tragic storyline in the disturbing trend of athletes who end their lives violently.
Police report details Belcher's final hoursSeconds after fatally shooting his longtime girlfriend, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher leaned over her in their master bathroom, said he was sorry and kissed her on the forehead.
Jovan Belcher, Kasandra Perkins Received Counseling From Chiefs Before ...Kansas City Chiefs officials knew that linebacker Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend were having relationship problems, and the team provided the couple with counseling in an effort to help, a police official said.
Details Of The Night Leading Up To Jovan Belcher's Murder-Suicide Surface ...It's been just four days since Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, before turning the gun on himself.
Jovan Belcher's last moments are recounted by Kansas City StarThe Kansas City Star reports that the Kansas City Chiefs had been providing counseling to linebacker Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend before he killed her and committed suicide Saturday.
Bill Althaus: Jovan Belcher incident shows value of lifeI'm still trying to grasp what happened Saturday morning when Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins and then turned the gun on himself.