Last night rapper Freddy E, born Frederick Eugene Buhl, committed suicide.
While the details are still being confirmed, according to his family, Freddy E took his own life with a self-inflicted rifle shot to the head.
Fans of Freddy E eerily witnessed the suicide via Twitter as Freddy E documented the whole tragedy on his Twitter account @Freddy_E.
Freddy E was reportedly signed to Tyga’s Last Kings imprint and had a widely popular YouTube Channel called Jerk TV.
The suicide is the second suicide in as many weeks after Progressive Era rapper, Capital Steez took his own life on Christmas Eve last year.
While details are still sketch about why Freddy E took his own life, many of Freddy E’s fans have speculated that he was grief-stricken over a failed relationship with Honey Cocaine.
Freddy E’s parents released a statement regarding their son’s death.
“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. Not only our family, but the world has lost a talented, sensitive, brilliant young man who lit up our existence with his. We love him a great deal, and he will be sorely missed. We pray that God will now watch over him, and we ask all of you to include Frederick and our entire family in your thoughts and prayers. Tomorrow, Sunday, January 5th, 2013, we will be attending Fred’s Church, First AME, at 12:00 PM in Seattle, WA. You are invited to join us or send your prayers. Fred would appreciate that a great deal.”
Below is a series of Tweets just prior to Freddy E taking his own life.
In response to Freddy E’s fans blaming Honey Cocaine for Freddy E’s suicide, Honey Cocaine responded via her Twitter account stating that she would be taking a hiatus, and revealed a text messages between the two prior to his suicide.