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Mother of former Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher sues team for wrongful death after exhumation
Tuesday December 31st 2013, 9:44 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The mother of former Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the team Tuesday after exhuming his body so that his brain could be examined for evidence of a degenerative condition linked to repeated concussions. The lawsuit, filed by Cheryl Shepherd in Jackson County (Mo.) circuit court, alleges Belcher was subjected to "repetitive head trauma ... [News Source]