Chiefs Player Commits Suicide At Team Facility [UPDATED]

  • Joe Levine

Tragic news this morning coming out of Kansas City.

Details are sketchy right now, but per ESPN:

An unnamed Kansas City Chiefs player has committed suicide at the team facility and the police are on the scene, the team confirmed to ESPN on Saturday morning.

Local reports say the police are operating with the belief the player fatally shot his girlfriend at a house before driving to Arrowhead Stadium and killing himself.

There were no other injuries at the team facility, police said.

We’ll be following this story as new details emerge.

UPDATE: The Chiefs player in question is apparently linebacker Jovan Belcher. Per’s Jason La Canfora:

Belcher leaves behind his less than three-month-old child. The details on this story keep getting sadder and sadder.