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Custody Battle Over Baby Orphaned By Jovan Belcher's Murder-Suicide

When Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, before killing himself last December, the saddest consequence was that little Zoey Michelle Belcher would be left without parents. Relatives of both Belcher and Perkins have staked custody claims, and they can't agree on who deserves to… » 6/10/13 7:06pm 6/10/13 7:06pm

Autopsy: Jovan Belcher's Blood-Alcohol Content Was .17 When He Killed…

Jovan Belcher's autopsy report has been released, and it reveals that his blood-alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit at the time of his death. Recall that a sleeping Belcher was pulled from his running car outside of Brittini Glass's apartment by Kansas City police officers at 3 a.m. on the morning of… » 1/14/13 2:20pm 1/14/13 2:20pm

Report: Jovan Belcher's Mother Told Police There Was An Argument About…

We knew Jovan Belcher's mother was there on the morning the Kansas City Chiefs linebacker murdered his girlfriend before he drove to the team's practice facility and killed himself. We also knew she had heard an argument and that she had called 911 call to report that Kasandra Perkins had been shot. Now, the New York… » 12/14/12 10:05am 12/14/12 10:05am

SI: Jovan Belcher And Kasandra Perkins Had A House Full Of Guns, And…

Jovan Belcher and Kasandra Perkins kept "about eight guns" in their house and liked to go shooting together, according to a new report from Sports Illustrated. SI talked to Reggie Paramoure, a former teammate of Belcher's at Maine, and Paramoure provided them with a text-message exchange he had with Belcher on Friday… » 12/04/12 3:30pm 12/04/12 3:30pm

Friend: Belcher "Was Dazed, Suffering From Short-Term Memory Loss"…

Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, had separated two weeks ago in the midst of a dispute over the care of their three-month-old daughter, Zoey, a friend of Belcher's has told Deadspin. They'd only very recently reconciled. In email messages sent to us, the friend described Belcher as a young man… » 12/02/12 11:06am 12/02/12 11:06am

Reports: Kansas City Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher Killed His Girlfriend,…

Multiple reports have confirmed that fourth-year Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot himself at the Chiefs' practice facility this morning, allegedly after shooting and killing his girlfriend. According to CBS's Jason La Canfora, Belcher killed himself after speaking with the team's GM and head coach. See… » 12/01/12 12:47am 12/01/12 12:47am