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Pro Football / Concussions / Belcher Suicide #1056894

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 15, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(New York: Kristen Dahlgren) The exhumation of the body of pro football player Jivan Belcher to determine if a brain injury {CTE} was a factor in his suicide death examined; details given about his killing of his girlfriend before shooting himself. [Boston University Robert STERN†- says he had a lot of hits as a linebacker.] ["League of Denial" co-author Steve FAINARU†- explains how CTE manifests itself.] Last year's suicide of football player Junior Seau, whose brain pathology indicated CTE, recalled.

Holt, Lester;
Dahlgren, Kristen

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