Comments for: Mourners gather at funeral for Chiefs’ Belcher

Posted Dec. 12, 2012, at 11:26 p.m.

DIX HILLS, N.Y. — Jovan Belcher was remembered Wednesday for the accomplishments of a life that ended so suddenly and violently. Several hundred mourners gathered for the Kansas City Chiefs linebacker’s funeral near his hometown on Long Island. The 25-year-old Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend on Dec. 1, then …

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  • Anonymous

    How many UMaine coaches attended, and who paid their way? The man pumped nine bullets in his girlfriend. He was a murderer, pure if not simple.

    • Anonymous

      What could possibly lead you to think that UMaine coaches would have “their way paid” to attend this funeral? If they chose to attend it would be as private citizens and therefore none of the public’s business.

  • Anonymous

    What could possibly make you think that UMaine coaches would have their way paid to attend this funeral? If they attended as private citizens,
    that is their private business, not yours.

    • Anonymous

      What could possibly make you think that those who have already defended Belcher as a good young man who somehow went astray for just a short time would feel morally obliged to pay their own way? What universe are you in when it comes to college athletics? And it is the public’s business if public money is being used–IF that is the case. But we’ll never know the truth, rest assured. I hope that the hero worship has finally ceased.

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