Inside the KC house that Jovan Belcher fled Saturday morning, his infant daughter cried, his mother was in hysterics and his girlfriend was barely breathing. On Tuesday, the recording of the frantic call for help after Chiefs player Jovan Belcher shot his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins was released.
Orphaned at 3 months old, the daughter of Kasandra Perkins and Jovan Belcher, is being cared for — for now — by her paternal grandmother.
The Kansas City Police and Fire Departments have released audio from emergency radio traffic last Saturday morning related to Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killing his girlfriend and then himself.
Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher spent part of the night at a woman’s apartment and stayed until 6:30 a.m. Saturday before going home, killing his longtime girlfriend and later himself, Kansas City police said Tuesday.
Police say the Chiefs were providing counseling to linebacker Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins. But before taking his own life Saturday outside the teams practice facility, Belcher, who had killed Perkins earlier in their home, said the counseling wasnt enough to fix their problems.
Jovan Belchers explosion into national headlines over the weekend brought to light a crime often hidden from even the closest friends and relatives of its victims.
Former Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher’s name appears on at least three police reports released by University of Maine officials on Monday.
Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel on Monday spoke with reporters about the events of the weekend, when Crennel witnessed linebacker Jovan Belcher commit suicide at Arrowhead Stadium after earlier killing his girlfriend in their home.
The Chiefs returned to work Monday, but they didn’t have the energy to celebrate their win Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. That achievement was lost in the shadow of Jovan Belcher killing his girlfriend on Saturday before taking his own life.
Ten days before her longtime boyfriend killed her, Kasandra Perkins told a close friend life was good. She and Jovan Belcher, a Kansas City chiefs linebacker, had their rocky times in the past. Yet things had gotten better. Thats why the news of what happened Saturday morning inside the couples home in the 5400 block of Crysler has hit close friends so hard.
Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, whose wife is a cousin of Kasandra Perkins, and the Perkins family released statements on Monday.
Romeo Crennel likes to say his best quality is his even spirit. He learned it from his father, a lifetime military man. In the midst of battle, the advantage is with the man who can keep his mind, and Romeo has always remembered this. Stiff upper lip and all of that.
The Kansas City Chiefs played a perfect game on a surreal Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.
Kansas City quickly responded to Javon Belchers suicide and the murder of his girlfriend by gathering up money and toys for their infant daughter, who is now orphaned. It is important to remember, however, that dozens of children in Kansas City lose parents to violence every year, and efforts are far better spent on prevention than on the disastrous aftermath.
NBC broadcaster Bob Costas used his halftime segment on "Sunday Night Football" to advocate for gun control following this weekend's murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, causing an immediate debate on social media.
An infant girl wakes up this morning without parents, both dead, dad killing mom and then turning the gun on himself, The Stars Sam Mellinger writes of the murder-suicide in which Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot his longtime girlfriend Kasandra Perkins then himself. There are no answers. None that make sense, anyway.