Cops: Jovan Belcher, Kansas City Chiefs player from Long Island, kills girlfriend, self

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who grew

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Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who grew up in West Babylon and led his high school team to a 9-1 season in his senior year, fatally shot his girlfriend early Saturday, then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front of three team officials, according to a Kansas City police spokesman. News 12 video (Dec. 1, 2012)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, a former high school star in West Babylon, shot his girlfriend to death Saturday at their home and then killed himself in front of three team officials at Arrowhead Stadium, police said.

Belcher, 25, and his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, 22, had a 3-month-old daughter, authorities said. They said the child is now in the custody...

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