The NFL has stepped in to provide financial support, for the tragic deaths of Kasandra Perkins and Jovan Belcher. According to reports, the Kansas City Chiefs organization is paying for Jovan Belcher‘s funeral arrangements and has offered financial assistance to Kasandra Perkins‘ family as well.
TMZ reports that Jovan’s family currently has custody of the couple’s orphaned newborn baby. Meanwhile, the Chiefs will cover all of the costs of Jovan’s memorial in KC and funeral in NY. It’s unclear if Kasondra’s family has accepted the offer, but a funeral service has already taken place for Kasandra. Meanwhile, we’re told that the NFL will support Zoey, the couple’s three month old daughter, until she’s at least 18, 23 if she attends college. Reportedly, Zoey’s guardian or her estate will receive $108,000 per year, totaling more than $1million. [TMZ, Baller Alert]