Posts Tagged ‘Jovan Belcher’

By On September 29th, 2014

Former NFL Player Jovan Belcher Believed To Have Had CTE

The deaths of numerous former NFL players have been associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, but few of these deaths were as tragic or horrific as the death of Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend in 2012. The linebacker, who at the time was 25-years-old, shot and killed his girlfriend before committing suicide hours later. A new…


By On December 19th, 2013

Jovan Belcher’s Body Is Exhumed For CTE Examination

Last year, tragedy struck when former Kansas City Chief’s linebacker Jovan Belcher violently killed his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins, before fatally shooting himself at a practice facility next to Arrowhead Stadium. The news made headlines around the nationwide as the search for an explanation grew. Yet, there is one place everyone forgot to look. This week,…

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