Autopsy: Chiefs Player Who Killed Girlfriend, Self Had CTE DamageAn autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease found in athletes and others with a history of repetitive brain injuries.
Former College Football Player Had Severe CTE When He Died At 25Michael Keck played just two years of college football before he was knocked out during practice at Missouri State and gave the sport up for good.
Body Of Chiefs LB Belcher Exhumed For Concussion ExamFormer Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher's body has been exhumed more than a year after he killed his girlfriend and himself so that his brain can be examined for signs of a degenerative condition linked to repeated concussions.
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