Police reports shed light on Jovan Belcher's death spiral

JOVAN BELCHERJovan Belcher, an inside linebacker for the

Jovan Belcher, an inside linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs and a graduate of West Babylon High School, committed suicide on Dec. 1. He was 25. Police say Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend, then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front of his coach and general manager. Obituary for Jovan Belcher (Credit: NFL Photos)

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher sent a text message to his secret girlfriend saying he "would shoot" the mother of his child "if she didn't leave him alone" less than two months before he fatally shot her and committed suicide, case records obtained Tuesday by Newsday show.

Belcher, 25, a West Babylon native, shot Kasandra Perkins, 22, between eight and 10 times with a .40-caliber...

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