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Jovan Belcher's Body Exhumed in Search of Brain Injury

Expert convinced Chiefs' linebacker had CTE when he killed girlfriend, self

(Newser) - Former Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher's body has been exhumed more than a year after he killed his girlfriend and himself so that his brain can be examined for signs of a degenerative condition linked to repeated concussions. An examination of Belcher's brain could determine whether he... More »

Grandparents Fight Over Jovan Belcher's Daughter

Zoey Belcher, 4 months, is worth $3M

(Newser) - In a sad epilogue to the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide , both sets of grandparents are fighting over the baby girl orphaned when the NFL player killed her mother and then himself. Four-month-old Zoey Belcher will inherit almost $3 million in life insurance plus NFL annual payments and retirement funds. "Personally,... More »

Belcher Apologized, Kissed Girlfriend as She Lay Dying

Asked team officials to take care of his daughter

(Newser) - As Kasandra Perkins lay mortally wounded on their bed, Jovan Belcher apologized to her and kissed her forehead as his mother rushed into the room, having heard the gunfire just after 8am that fateful morning, police tell the Kansas City Star . Belcher then told his mother he was sorry, kissed... More »

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