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Jovan Belcher was drunk during murder-suicide

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08:02 PM ET 01.14 | An autopsy has revealed that Jovan Belcher was legally drunk when hemurdered his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins on Dec. 1. According to the autopsy report, Belcher had a blood alcohol level of 0.17 at the time of his suicide and experts speculate that his blood alcohol level was likely higher when he shot Perkins. New details reveal that Perkins was shot a total of nine times in her neck, chest, abdomen, hip, back, leg and hand. Right after the murder-suicide occurred, police dashboard footage surfaced of local police pulling over Belcher early on Saturday morning, mere hours before he would commit the heinous crime. Later reports indicated that there was an argument that preceded the murder of Perkins and that the couple had been arguing a lot prior to Dec. 1. Had Belcher not been drunk that morning, there's a fairly certain chance that the world would have both Perkins and Belcher in it today, and their orphaned baby would have both her parents.

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Jovan Belcher, AP Photo/Bill Wippert Jovan Belcher, AP Photo/Bill Wippert
January 15, 2013  02:03 AM ET

And this is meant to surprise us?

January 15, 2013  02:21 AM ET

Tragic story.

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January 15, 2013  08:16 AM ET
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I hear he was mad too...

Supposedly...

January 15, 2013  08:42 AM ET

It's all about ME!!!

January 15, 2013  08:44 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

It's all about ME!!!

You were drunk too?

January 15, 2013  09:00 AM ET

Alcohol is a heluva drug, but it's a bit much to say that sober men never commit crimes, including the murder of their loved ones.

January 15, 2013  01:35 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

You were drunk too?

...ah some humour in a depressing thread.....just what the Doctor ordered!

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January 15, 2013  04:56 PM ET

So ... since he was drunk, he gets a pass?

 
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