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The Jackson County Medical Examiner’s office is reporting that Jovan Belcher, linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs, had alcohol in his system when he shot his girlfriend and then himself.

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The autopsy, performed on Dec. 2, showed that Belcher had .179 mg of alcohol in his system, which is double the legal limit in Missouri, according to authorities.

In December, Kansas City police released dashcam video of officers checking the car where Belcher was found sleeping hours before he killed his girlfriend.

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Currently, both Belcher and Perkin’s families are fighting for custody of the couple’s infant daughter.

SOURCE: KMBC