Head injuries, alcohol and painkillers reportedly lead to Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher committing suicide at the team’s training facility on Dec. 1, approximately an hour after shooting his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins dead.
Jovan Belcher, 25, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound near Arrowhead Stadium on Dec. 1. His death occurred approximately an hour after he shotandkilled girlfriend Kasandra Perkins, 22. According to a new report, Jovan was drinking every day and experiencing short-term memory loss. The report also suggests that head injuries and painkillers may have contributed to Jovan’s mental state.