Kasandra Perkins

File photo of Jovan Belcher. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Autopsy: Chiefs Player Who Killed Girlfriend, Self Had CTE Damage

An 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.

09/30/2014

Former 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.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Body Of Chiefs LB Belcher Exhumed For Concussion Exam

Former 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.

12/14/2013

The residence of the unidentified girlfriend of Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs is seen on December 1, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. Linebacker Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend at their home this morning, then drove to the Chiefs' practice facility and took his own life.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Autopsy: Chiefs LB Drunk at Time of Murder-Suicide

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Inside linebacker Jovan Belcher #59 of the Kansas City Chiefs watches from the sidelines during his final game against the Denver Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium on Nov. 25, 2012 in Kansas City, Mo. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Police: Belcher Previously Said He ‘Would Shoot’ Girlfriend

Authorities have completed their investigation into the deaths of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and his 22-year-old girlfriend, formally ruling them a murder-suicide.

12/18/2012

File photo of Jovan Belcher. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Report: Chiefs Player Kissed Girlfriend After Killing Her

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher reportedly kissed his girlfriend on the forehead after killing her.

12/04/2012

Police say on December 1, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri, Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs shot and killed his girlfriend at this home, then drove to the Chiefs' practice facility and shot himself.   (Getty/Ed Zurga)

Police ID Woman Killed By Chiefs Player

Officers say Jovan Belcher killed girlfriend Kasandra Perkins, then later killed himself.

12/02/2012

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