An autopsy shows that Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher was legally drunk when he shot his girlfriend nine times and then killed himself.
More than 300 mourners were in attendance at the Upper Room Christian World Center in Dix Hills, east of New York City and a few miles north of the West Babylon home where the 25-year-old Belcher was raised.
Where are all the stories about the young mother who Belcher murdered? Where is the outrage over Belcher murdering his girlfriend?
A New York church is holding services for Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher. The services will be held on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Upper Room Christian World Center in Dix Hills.
According to a report, at least seven NFL players in the last seven days have gone to their team’s security officers and turned in their firearms.
Police on Friday night released video showing officers finding Kansas City Chiefs linebacker and Long Island native Jovan Belcher asleep in his car, just hours before he killed his girlfriend and later committed suicide.
The days since Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and then shot himself in the head have been very difficult for his mother, who said Wednesday that the slayings have not diminished her love for the couple.
The team moved up its practice schedule on Wednesday so players could attend a 2 p.m. memorial service for Belcher at the Landmark International Deliverance and Worship Center in Kansas City.
“It’s shocking to see him on TV, to see his face on pictures, on newspapers,” DeVito told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts. “It’s totally shocking and it’s disappointing, and I’ve been praying like crazy for both families.”
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.
Costas used his halftime segment on “Sunday Night Football” to advocate for gun control following this weekend’s murder-suicide involving Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher, causing an immediate debate on social media.
As investigators search for a motive to help explain why Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and then himself, a discordant picture of the couple began to emerge.