Chiefs confirm Hill under police investigation

Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill part of police investigation in Overland Park

The Kansas City Star is reporting that Chiefs' wideout Tyreek Hill was named in a police report concerning the alleged abuse of a minor.

As of Friday afternoon, the three-time Pro Bowler hasn't been charged.

The Star obtained a police report indicating the incident in question involves a juvenile. Both Hill and Espinal were named, but that investigation was closed within three days of opening.

"We're in the process of gathering information and have been in contact with the league and local authorities", the statement says. The source said that the incident was against the couple's son, resulting in a broken arm. It's unclear exactly when the incident took place, but the report is dated Thursday. "We'll have no further comment at this time". The domestic violence conviction was dismissed and expunged from his record previous year after he completed his probation requirements.

The Chiefs said at the time they had vetted Hill and were comfortable with their decision, and they put safeguards that included counseling and other checks they hoped would keep Hill on the right path.

Last season, the Chiefs released star running back Kareem Hunt after video surfaced of him pushing and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel.

Following the incident with Espinal, Hill went to therapy and went to counseling for anger management.

According to multiple reports, the team was preparing to make the star wide receiver one of the highest-paid players in the game.

Hill transferred to West Alabama and was chosen by the Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2016 draft, a selection widely criticized given his history. Hill eventually had the domestic assault conviction dismissed and expunged after he completed the probation requirements in August 2018.



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