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Jovan Belcher

Short Sport, January 16, 2013

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Wednesday, 16 January, 2013, 4:36am

No escape from the gun madness in US

Kansas City Chiefs football player Jovan Belcher (red tie). Photo: AP

She was an innocent child sharing her radiant smile with a complete stranger. Holding her grandmother's hand she said her name was Jeanie and she was five years old. You could tell instinctively that picking up her adorable granddaughter after school was the highlight of grandma's life, there was so much joy in both of their faces.

23 Dec 2012 - 6:08am

Family of Jovan Belcher's girlfriend Kasandra Perkins thanks supporters

Yamiesse Lawrence, Jovan Belcher's cousin.

The family of the girlfriend of Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher was trying to make sense of the shooting tragedy that took the life of their daughter.

Belcher fatally shot Kasandra Perkins, 22, last Saturday and later committed suicide with a handgun at the Chiefs' practice facility.

5 Dec 2012 - 2:16am

Belcher's death stuns Chiefs, NFL

Kansas City linebacker Jovan Belcher is described as someone who was devoted to his mother. Photo: MCT

It began like any other Saturday for the Kansas City Chiefs during the NFL season, their general manager and coach at work early to put final touches on this weekend's game plan. Then they got a call to hurry to the parking lot.

The two men rushed through the glass doors of Chiefs headquarters and came face-to-face with linebacker Jovan Belcher, holding a handgun to his head.

3 Dec 2012 - 3:01am