Chiefs’ Jovan Belcher mentioned other ‘girlfriend’ to police
ASSOCIATED PRESS December 4, 2012 2:56PM
Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli, left, and coach Romeo Crennel stand together before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. On Saturday, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher thanked Pioli and Crennel for giving him a chance in the NFL, before he turned away and fatally shot himself. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
Updated: December 4, 2012 2:56PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police say Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher spent some of his final hours sleeping in his car outside the home of another woman whom he described as his “girlfriend.”
Police spokesman Darin Snapp said Tuesday that the woman’s apartment complex was about 10 miles from the home where Belcher shot and killed the mother of his 3-month-old daughter, 22-year-old Kasandra Perkins. Belcher then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and killed himself in front of team officials.
Snapp says the officers who found Belcher sleeping in his car around 2:50 a.m. Saturday determined that he didn’t have any outstanding warrants. He says Belcher made a phone call and that a woman let him into the building a few minutes later.