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.
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.
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.
When Kansas City Mayor Sly James arrived at the Chiefs’ training facility on Saturday morning, he wasn’t sure what to say to general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Romeo Crennel.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The day began like every other Saturday for quarterback Brady Quinn. A shower, some breakfast and a morning ride to the Chiefs practice facility at the Truman Sports Complex.
Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt issued the following statement about linebacker Jovan Belcher, who shot and killed his girlfriend and then took his own life outside the Chiefs training facility on Saturday morning.
Kansas City is still in shock over the murder-suicide of Kansas City Chief's player Jovan Belcher and Kasandra Perkins. We all know, Belcher shot Perkins multiple times and killed her before driving to Arrowhead Stadium and shooting himself
During each Chiefs practice, Jovan Belcher sprinted to the front of the line ahead of any teammates who dared to out-run him.
For one somber day, a bad football team meant little to Kansas City. A tragedy meant more. A rattled community reacted with shock and disbelief, and some responded with a new perspective on professional athletes Saturday after Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, before killing himself in the Arrowhead Stadium parking lot.