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NFL Chiefs player Belcher dead in stadium suicide

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A player with US football's Kansas City Chiefs fatally shot his girlfriend then drove to the team's stadium and took his own life as his coaches pleaded with him not to pull the trigger. 

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, pictured here in November, fatally shot his girlfriend then drove to the team's stadium and took his own life as his coaches pleaded with him not to pull the trigger.

Police Captain David Lindaman told the Kansas City Star newspaper that Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, 25, shot himself at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday after killing his 22-year-old girlfriend following an altercation.

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