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.
he family of linebacker Jovan Belcher, who committed suicide after killing his girlfriend, spoke out Monday from the Long Island childhood home of the Kansas City Chiefs player.
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.
The Kansas City Chiefs player who allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend and then fatally shot himself Saturday morning was a Long Island native, according to published reports.
Anna Karapetian said she’ll never forget the horrible scene she witnessed Thursday morning as her 37-year-old neighbor, Jennifer Cale, lay dying inside her Sunnyside apartment across the hall.
The bodies were discovered around 11:50 p.m. Monday in a second-floor apartment at 749 Lafayette Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, police said.
Police were called to the home on Long Ridge Road by neighbors who were concerned about the two women living together. Stamford Police Chief Robert Nivakoff said that when police arrived at the house, they found the front and rear doors bolted shut.
Four children returning home from school around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday found their mother stabbed to death in the kitchen, police said. Their father was discovered dead by investigators in an upstairs bedroom.
Detectives said the bodies were discovered inside the Smith Avenue residence after the couple’s oldest child came home from school to find the door locked.
Police officers responding to a report of a man with a firearm inside of an East 96th Street building arrived to find a gruesome scene.
Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony Kearns III says the three bodies were found at a single-family home in Kingwood Township.
A man and a woman were found dead inside of a Manhattan apartment, possibly the result of a murder-suicide.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office has identified the shooter as 28-year-old Adepso Collado. The victims are his estranged wife, Kenia Collado, 26, Jose Guzman, 31, and Guzman’s 14-month-old son.