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KC Chiefs Player Dead -- Tragedy in KCJovan Belcher Kills his Girlfriend and Self


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#1 dzemens

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:25 AM

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Per @JayGlazer, a Chiefs player and another person have been found shot at the team's facility http://wp.me/p14QSB-6zUy

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:27 AM

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As to the Chiefs incident, the situation is contained and there is no ongoing threat.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:33 AM

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RT @jeff_rosen88: Our news partner ch. 5 reporting #Chiefs player apparently killed his girlfriend and then himself this morning.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:34 AM

So wonder what player.

Edited by SuperSurgeMC, 01 December 2012 - 10:34 AM.


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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:38 AM

matt cassel or brady quinn probably

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:38 AM

yeah no

Edited by pdog109, 01 December 2012 - 10:38 AM.


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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:42 AM

Awful situation. Regardless of one's feelings for the team, this is a tragedy on a human level. There's always multiple options open, yet taking the rashest one seems to be an ingrained proclivity of the human nature. My thoughts are with the player, his girlfriend, and their families. What a way to set the tone for some holiday cheer...
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:43 AM

KCTV5 report: http://www.kctv5.com...then-kills-self
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:46 AM

View Postdzemens, on 01 December 2012 - 10:43 AM, said:


i hope that this report is false. if not, is it possible that the game gets pushed back to a later time/date?

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:48 AM

Awful news. Anybody else constantly refreshing Twitter right now?
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:48 AM

Report is a Chiefs player shot his girlfriend, then killed himself.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:50 AM

View Postnatti, on 01 December 2012 - 10:46 AM, said:

View Postdzemens, on 01 December 2012 - 10:43 AM, said:


i hope that this report is false. if not, is it possible that the game gets pushed back to a later time/date?

WIth no bye weeks left, I suspect the answer will be no to a different week (later or Sunday night/Monday game could happen, I suppose - but not another week).

And yeah, it's a terrible situation all around.   Feel awful for the KC franchise & the families involved.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:51 AM

the rumor on the chiefs forums is that it was jovan belcher

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:52 AM

Initial rumors on Twitter are saying LB Jovan Belcher was the player.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:55 AM

View Post2Balls, on 01 December 2012 - 10:48 AM, said:

Report is a Chiefs player shot his girlfriend, then killed himself.

Strangely enough, shot his girlfriend at his house, then drove to the Chiefs facility to kill himself.  I know trying to put rationale behind something like this, well is probably a lost cause, but that seems weird too me.  Thankfully nobody else was harmed. Terrible, terrible situation...
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:56 AM

Wow truly awful set of circumstances.  You wonder what triggers someone to do something like this, but its impossible to understand.  Thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by this.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:59 AM

Some guy on ESPN started a thread saying it was Belcher, but then just copied the internet story going around that mentioned no name.  So that could be a false report, as no one has actually confirmed that.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:00 AM

Jason LaCanfora posted this on Twitter.....

Chief LB Jovian Belcher was involved in a shooting involving at least one other person outside the team's facility today, source said...
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:00 AM

View Postnatti, on 01 December 2012 - 10:51 AM, said:

the rumor on the chiefs forums is that it was jovan belcher

Yeah, this is spreading like wildfire. If it is him, the nadir of the tragedy is the fact they've left behind a 3 month old baby.

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View Post2Balls, on 01 December 2012 - 10:48 AM, said:

Report is a Chiefs player shot his girlfriend, then killed himself.

Strangely enough, shot his girlfriend at his house, then drove to the Chiefs facility to kill himself.  I know trying to put rationale behind something like this, well is probably a lost cause, but that seems weird too me.  Thankfully nobody else was harmed. Terrible, terrible situation...

According to a KC police report (can't find a link, just based on hearsay via KC forums), he shot himself in front of a couple of coaches as they were trying to talk him out of it. It looks like going to the facility was a cry for help, but even though it was heard, those who responded couldn't sway him...
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:01 AM

Wow this story just gets worse and worse.  Not sure how they play the game tomorrow.  I'm thinking it will get pushed back.