GM, coach see Chief’s suicide

Police: Girlfriend killed first

Posted: December 2, 2012 at 3:22 a.m.

Friends and relatives of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher grieve outside the player’s home Saturday in West Babylon, N.Y. Police say the Long Island native shot and killed his girlfriend before taking his own life Saturday in Kansas City.

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend Saturday morning and minutes later shot himself in the head outside the team’s practice complex according to police.

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