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Seattle Rapper Freddy E Dead in Apparent Suicide

January 7, 2013 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Seattle hip-hop artist Freddy E has passed away from an apparentl suicide. Billboard reports that the King County medical examiner’s office says that the twenty-two year-old, who had a YouTube program called “Jerk TV” with millions of views, died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Freddy, real name Frederick E. Buhl died on Saturday in Renton, Washington. He posted about his suicide on Twitter, with a disturbing set of tweets that you can see below. Douglass Buhl, Freddy’s father, posted to Facebook to say that the family was “saddened beyond words.” He added, “Not only our family, but the world has lost a talented, sensitive, brilliant young man who lit up our existence with his.”

On behalf of 411, our condolences to the family, friends and fans of Freddy E.

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