The New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has proven to be one of the most generous humans on the planet. However, this gesture may have cemented that claim once and for all. Recently, he lent their private jet to the University of Virginia football players. Ultimately, so they could attend all of their teammates’ funerals.
Earlier this month, three UVA players were shot and killed due to an altercation with a former teammate. According to CBS Sports, the funerals are planned to be held in Miami, Virginia Beach, and North Charleston, South Carolina. The three players, Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr., and D’Sean Perry were all on the bus returning from a field trip in Washington. The suspect has been taken into custody, a 22-year-old former football player of UVA.
Former Patriots WR Brandon Lloyd praises Robert Kraft for such a kind gesture on Twitter.
— Brandon Lloyd (@blloyd8298) November 25, 2022
After the shooting, out of respect for the fallen, the Cavaliers decided to skip the final two games of the 2022 season. According to CBS News, a vigil has been held to honor the players after their death for the school and families.
Who’s Responsible for the Shooting?
The suspect, Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. has been charged with three counts of second-degree murder and three counts of using a handgun in the commission of a felony. There have been two additional charges of malicious winding and two related unregistered firearms. There is more news unfolding as we speak and will be updates coming soon!