Chiefs suspend Tyreek Hill from all team activities

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OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - Update 11:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019

Kansas City Chiefs General Manager Brett Veach Thursday night addressed the media about developments following a police investigation concerning injuries to Tyreek Hill's 3-year-old son.

Veach says the team was made aware of the audio recording between Hill and his fiance and was "deeply disturbed" by what they heard. Hill hasn't been released from the team, but Veach says the wide receiver is suspended from all-team activities as the Chiefs processes new information and evaluates its next move.

"Our main focus, main concern, is with the young child," Veach says.

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Update 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019

Kansas City CBS station, KCTV-5 says its investigative department received a recording of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill and his fiance discussing a police investigation at Hill's home concerning injuries to their son.

KCTV reports the audio is 11 minutes long and immediately cuts off. At no time during the recording does Hill admit to injuring his son, but "both parents accuse each other of troubling behavior," the station reports.

KCTV reports at some point, the 3-year-old child was removed from the home.

During a Thursday-afternoon news conference, the Johnson County District Attorney says he believes a crime occurred. However, he adds, the evidence doesn't clearly establish who committed the crime.

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Kansas City Chiefs star receiver Tyreek Hill is maintaining his innocence after prosecutors declined to charge him in a domestic incident that involved his fiancee and their 3-year-old.

Hill said in a statement released Thursday that his "son's health and happiness" is his "number one priority."

Police were called to the Kansas City-area home of Hill and his fiancee twice last month, and investigators determined their child had been injured the second time. On Wednesday, the Johnson County, Kansas, district attorney declined to press charges in the case because he could not determine whether Hill or his fiancee was responsible. The boy has been placed in protective care.

The Chiefs issued a comment late Wednesday acknowledging the prosecutor's decision but declining further comment.

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