What Is This World Coming To? Kansas City Chief's Linebacker John Belcher murdered the his girlfriend/mother of his child, earlier today, December 1, 2012, and then proceeded to drive to Arrowhead Stadium, where he later committed suicide in the presence of his head coach and a staff member. This is such a sad encounter, mainly because two lives were young lives were taken; leaving behind a precious little girl.
Ball Junkie.com reports
Earlier today tragedy struck the Kansas City Chiefs organization with the suicide of one of their young stars. Linebacker John Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend Saturday (Dec. 1st), then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front head coach Romeo Crennel and general manager Scott Pioli.
According to sources, the motive behind the murder and suicide has not been found. Unfortunately, this tragedy also affects their three month little girl who have lost both her parents.
The Chiefs released this statement:
“We sincerely appreciate the expressions of sympathy and support we have received from so many in the Kansas City and NFL communities, and ask for continued prayers for the loved ones of those impacted,” Hunt said. “We will continue to fully cooperate with the authorities and work to ensure that the appropriate counseling resources are available to all members of the organization.”-Source