A lot of the close friends and family have stayed very quiet regarding the murder-suicide of Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend.  Earlier today, Jovan’s family issued a statement.


According to TMZ:

Jovan Belcher’s family says they are desperately trying to understand why the Kansas City Chiefs linebacker snapped this weekend and are praying for the family of the woman he killed.

“As a family, no words can express the sorrow we feel over the loss of Jovan and Kasandra.”

“The impact that this inconceivable tragedy has had on our heart is immeasurable; we are overwhelmed with both sadness and confusion. ”