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Kansas City Chiefs Jovan Belcher Kills Girlfriend, Then Self.


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#31 CanuckinEdm

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 11:56 AM

^^makes you wonder what may have triggered it. shooting someone 9 times is a bit much


apparently they got into a big fight over her going to a concert so he shot her 9 times....

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:41 PM

The University of Maine head coach described Belcher as "very soft-spoken, an absolute gentleman" and said that he seemed like he was "very much in control of himself" in 2008.


It's actually disturbing to read some of the comments former teammates and coaches have made, and how some people are trying to still paint him in a positive light.

Visible tributes to Belcher outside the stadium were rare, but Kurt Gant and his son Taylor Gant, 21, displayed a sign that said RIP ‚59, a reference to Belcher’s uniform number.
“Murder is bad but honestly it was not premeditated,” Taylor Gant said. “There is a difference between that and doing something out of the heat of the moment.”



"He was a good, good person ... a family man. A loving guy," said family friend Ruben Marshall, who said he coached Belcher in youth football. "You couldn't be around a better person."


Like seriously?
A real loving family guy doesn't kill his baby's mother.
I can't even fathom why people are trying to speak highly of him. If he had not committed suicide, and was in jail right now, I am almost certain nobody would be doing this.

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:52 PM

It's actually disturbing to read some of the comments former teammates and coaches have made, and how some people are trying to still paint him in a positive light.

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Like seriously?
A real loving family guy doesn't kill his baby's mother.
I can't even fathom why people are trying to speak highly of him. If he had not committed suicide, and was in jail right now, I am almost certain nobody would be doing this.


I agree. It was infuriating to see sports casters and others talking about 'the tragic loss of one of the KC players'. I lost count of the number of soundbites that never even mentioned the fact that he murdered his girlfriend, the mother of his child, first. It's sickening........

Edited by Bertuzzi Babe, 03 December 2012 - 12:52 PM.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:57 AM

I think it's a case of disbelief more than people trying to pay tribute to him.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:48 PM

I think it's a case of disbelief more than people trying to pay tribute to him.


Indeed. Could it not be possible that you work with someone who is an awesome co-worker, works hard, smile on his face every day, is the light of the work party when there is one but has a completely awful domestic partnership that he hides from everyone? Not everyone talks about their personal life, this may be one of those cases and could be why teammates are in shock that this happened. They aren't defending the guy, just probably saying they had no idea things were like this at home for him.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:10 PM

Paying for a murderers funeral. Glad to see they have offered to help the Perkins family as well, but this has t be a slap in the facew to offer to cover his.

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Jovan Belcher KC Chiefs Bankrolling Player's Funeral

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The Kansas City Chiefs organization is paying for Jovan Belcher's funeral arrangements ... and has offered financial assistance to Kasandra Perkins' family as well ... TMZ has learned.

Sources directly involved with the situation tell us ... the Chiefs have made it clear they don't want either family to be stuck with the massive bills stemming from the funerals or memorial services.

We're told members of Belcher's family -- which now has custody of the couple's orphaned newborn baby -- graciously accepted the offer ... and the team will cover all of the costs of Belcher's memorial in KC and funeral in NY.

It's unclear if Perkins' family has accepted the offer as well.

When called for comment, a rep for the Chiefs told us, "We are assisting both families with arrangements ... We just prefer not to get into specifics of what we are doing or have done."

Calls to the Belcher and Perkins families have not been returned.

Edited by zero-ONE-three, 07 December 2012 - 03:13 PM.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:07 PM

Paying for a murderers funeral. Glad to see they have offered to help the Perkins family as well, but this has t be a slap in the facew to offer to cover his.

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Jovan Belcher KC Chiefs Bankrolling Player's Funeral

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The Kansas City Chiefs organization is paying for Jovan Belcher's funeral arrangements ... and has offered financial assistance to Kasandra Perkins' family as well ... TMZ has learned.

Sources directly involved with the situation tell us ... the Chiefs have made it clear they don't want either family to be stuck with the massive bills stemming from the funerals or memorial services.

We're told members of Belcher's family -- which now has custody of the couple's orphaned newborn baby -- graciously accepted the offer ... and the team will cover all of the costs of Belcher's memorial in KC and funeral in NY.

It's unclear if Perkins' family has accepted the offer as well.

When called for comment, a rep for the Chiefs told us, "We are assisting both families with arrangements ... We just prefer not to get into specifics of what we are doing or have done."

Calls to the Belcher and Perkins families have not been returned.


Paying for a murderers funeral sounds fundamentally wrong. However, in the absence of any information to suggest Belcher's family contributed to his shooting, it also seems horrible to think that his family would be stuck with his funeral bill.

I think we can also look at this situation as the Kansas Chief Organization ensuring that a family doesn't get stuck with a bill because of their son's horrific actions.

OMG we could've had McKeown!

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