(iWIDK By Lauren Keough) – A young rapper killed himself after tweeting to his family and ex- girlfriend.
Freddy E, 22, a Seattle-based rapper and YouTube personality, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after posting a number of tweets revealing his depression.
According to CBS News, fans have speculated that the suicide was over Freddy E’s recent break-up with fellow rapper, Honey Cocaine.
The family of Freddy E released a facebook statement saying, “Today, our son, Frederick Eugene Buhl (@freddy_E), age 22 years old, took his own life with a rifle shot to the head. Our family is saddened beyond words; our loss is great; this tragedy is enormous and unforeseen.”
Freddy E had created a successful YouTube channel called JerkTV, which boasts over 7 million video views, and thousands of subscribers.