After an alleged argument after a Trey Songz concert, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan committed suicide at the team’s training facility on Dec. 1, approximately one hour after shooting his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins dead. Now that an autopsy has been done, the reasons for the horrible incident may now be answered.
Jovan Belcher, 25, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound near Arrowhead Stadium on Dec. 1. His death occurred approximately one hour after he shot and killed his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, 22. And according to a new autopsy report, Jovan was drunk and shot her 9 times — so terrible.
Jovan Belcher’s Autopsy Reveals Gruesome Details
The autopsy report has confirmed that Kasandra was shot in the neck, chest, abdomen, hip, back, leg and hand. It was also confirmed that Jovan had a blood-alcohol level was 0.17, and was likely higher at the time of the shooting. The legal limit is 0.08 percent.
KC Chiefs Linebacker’s Murder-Suicide: Kansas City Police Details
The incident took place after a related, earlier off-site shooting, a Kansas City police spokeswoman Darin Snapp told NFL.com.
“About (7:50 a.m), we got a call to a residence, in regards to a shooting, on the 5400 block of Crysler Ave,” Darin said. “We arrived and the lady there informed us that her daughter had been shot by her on-again, off-again boyfriend. The young woman was taken to a local hospital, where she died a short time later.”
“At about 8:10 a.m., we received a call to the Arrowhead practice facility in regards to a black male armed with a gun in the parking lot, and he matched the description of the shooting suspect,” Darin continued. “Officers arrived, saw a black man with a gun to his head, and some Chiefs employees. As the officer got out of his car, he heard a gunshot. It appeared the individual shot himself. He was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.”
“We are cooperating with authorities in their investigation,” a team statement said, confirming the incident.
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Jovan and girlfriend Kasandra had a baby on Sept. 11, only a few months before the terrible incident.
Jovan grew up in Long Island, New York and played for the Maine Black Bears in college, where he was named first team All American in the Football Championship Subdivision. Jovan agreed to a free agent contract with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2009 after not getting drafted. In 2011, he became a starting linebacker for the team.
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