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#1 CM28

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:50 AM

http://www.kansascit...girlfriend.html
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:08 AM

Name hasn't been released, apparently he shot his girlfriend too.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:09 AM

Jovan Belcher is supposedly the player and rumor is he did it in front of Crenel and Piloi -- sh*t is about to get real.

Damn guy was from West Babylon NY I grew up in the next town.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:40 AM

I dont see how they can play that game tomorrow. I understand trying to keep things normal in the wake of a tragedy, but the have to cancel the game.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:52 AM

Horrible .... the dude must have been troubled beyond belief, but the poor girl and her family and friends.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:13 PM

Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher dead in apparent murder-suicide

Posted by Michael David Smith on December 1, 2012, 11:47 AM EST

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Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and a woman believed to be his girlfriend are dead, after Belcher apparently shot and killed her, then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and shot and killed himself.
A statement released by the Chiefs said only, “We can confirm that there was an incident at Arrowhead earlier this morning. We are cooperating with authorities in their investigation.” But PFT has confirmed with multiple sources that it was, in fact, Belcher who was involved in the incident.
The Kansas City Star reports that Belcher shot his girlfriend at around 8 a.m. on Saturday at a home in Kansas City and then left the scene and committed suicide at the team’s facility at Arrowhead a short time later.
Players on the Chiefs are gathering at Arrowhead Stadium today and being told of the situation. The Chiefs are scheduled to host the Carolina Panthers on Sunday afternoon at Arrowhead Stadium. The Panthers’ team flight has not yet left for Kansas City, and the NFL has not yet said whether the game will go on as scheduled.
The 25-year-old Belcher entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Maine and quickly made an impact, becoming a starter during his rookie season. Belcher’s off-field life had remained relatively quiet, and the news of this morning is stunning to the NFL world.


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Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:28 PM

Don't really feel sorry for people that pussy out and commit suicide and kill their girlfriend. There's enough help out there for someone with that kind if money and access to doctors.

And before you bleeding heart posters say he had problems, to bad a lot of people do and he had a way to fix them.

Edited by New York Mick, 01 December 2012 - 12:30 PM.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:30 PM

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:31 PM

Don't really feel sorry for people that pussy out and commit suicide and kill their girlfriend. There's enough help out there for someone with that kind if money and access to doctors.

And before you bleeding heart posters say he had problems, to bad a lot of people do and he had a way to fix them.


Agree 100%... this coward just made a 2 1/2 month old baby parentless.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:32 PM

I found a friend of mine who committed suicide.. I had a former boss that did it, hell I know of several..It is the most selfish act one can do. Part of immersing yourself in your chosen field during adolescent years is a cost in social skills later.

My buddy was a hell of a combat pilot, but he couldn't handle the love thing at all..fourth wife cost him his life.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:44 PM

Don't really feel sorry for people that pussy out and commit suicide and kill their girlfriend. There's enough help out there for someone with that kind if money and access to doctors.

And before you bleeding heart posters say he had problems, to bad a lot of people do and he had a way to fix them.


Selfish act.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:54 PM

Sweet, I had the o/u at 1 page for someone riding in on their high horse about the concept of suicide as a whole. I win again.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 12:58 PM

I dont see how they can play that game tomorrow. I understand trying to keep things normal in the wake of a tragedy, but the have to cancel the game.


Tragedy is an understatement. I'd say that a player shooting himself in front of his head coach and GM the day before a home game is probably reason to cancel it. Not to mention that there's a 3-year-old walking around parentless right now.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:06 PM

Just heard the KC officer state that Belcher was in his car the Chiefs complex parking lot with a gun to his head, 2 coaches were talking him down and when the police pulled up he pulled the trigger. Heard Crennel and Paoli were involved so they could have been right at the car when it happened. That would put a damper on playing football tomorrow.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:36 PM

I dont see how they can play that game tomorrow. I understand trying to keep things normal in the wake of a tragedy, but the have to cancel the game.


Why?

While I think there would be good reasons to postpone a game, like 9-11 or a natural disaster, the death of one player, whether by accident or suicide is not one of them.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:36 PM

Sweet, I had the o/u at 1 page for someone riding in on their high horse about the concept of suicide as a whole. I win again.



I had it at five posts, I think you were too conservative.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:41 PM

Why?

While I think there would be good reasons to postpone a game, like 9-11 or a natural disaster, the death of one player, whether by accident or suicide is not one of them.


For the sake of the other players on the team. If it was me and I worked with someone as close as NFL players work with each other, I wouldn't be able to go to work the next day. And I wouldn't want to be expected to
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:02 PM

the guy went to UMaine :(


RIP to both
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:06 PM

If someone commits suicide at my job we stay open and give everyone,who wants to, time to attend the funeral. Unless the funeral is tomorrow, play the game.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:06 PM

RIP to both of them


and i hope the kid turns out ok.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:06 PM

If someone commits suicide at my job we stay open and give everyone,who wants to, time to attend the funeral. Unless the funeral is tomorrow, play the game.


if someone committed suicide at your work though?
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:06 PM

Sweet, I had the o/u at 1 page for someone riding in on their high horse about the concept of suicide as a whole. I win again.


Unfortunately, there's no good punishment for a successful suicide.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:23 PM

For the sake of the other players on the team. If it was me and I worked with someone as close as NFL players work with each other, I wouldn't be able to go to work the next day. And I wouldn't want to be expected to



a few years ago a co-worker fell down an elevator shaft and died on the job. we all took the rest of the day off and went home. we went to work the next day and attended his wake a few days later.

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Don't really feel sorry for people that pussy out and commit suicide and kill their girlfriend. There's enough help out there for someone with that kind if money and access to doctors.

And before you bleeding heart posters say he had problems, to bad a lot of people do and he had a way to fix them.


The problem with this theory is you're expecting a rational decision (seeking help) from someone who completed an act that necessitates an irrational mind (at least by our standards).

Most patients on a psychiatric inpatient unit are not there through their own volition. Most don't believe they are sick at all. They are there because someone else (family, friends, the police) noticed they were sick and brought them there.

Dismissing suicide as resultant of just "life problems" is just a way to create a villain in a circumstance that no one posting about it even comes close to understanding.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:59 PM

The decision to play is up to the people who are directly affected by this and especially the people who witnessed the suicide.

This isnt a 9 to 5 paper pushing job. This is a physical sport where if someone is off their game they could get someone or themselves seriously hurt.
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