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Seattle hip-hop artist Freddy E dies in apparent suicide

SEATTLE (AP) -- The King County medical examiner's office says Seattle hip-hop artist Freddy E has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The Seattle Times reports Frederick E. Buhl died Saturday in Renton, a small urban city about 10 miles south of Seattle.

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On the day he died, he wrote a series of tweets on his Twitter account. In one, he wrote: "If there's a God then He's calling me back home. This barrel never felt so good next to my dome. It's cold & I'd rather die than live alone." He also wrote that he loved his mom and dad. His final tweet reads: "I'm sorry."

The 22-year-old also was known for his edgy YouTube program "Jerk TV," which had thousands of subscribers and millions of video views.

Medical Examiner's Office investigator Nick Fletcher says suicide is the presumed cause of death, but an autopsy would be performed Monday.

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Jan 9, 2013 10:37AM
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I will make it short for the two that commented on my remarks. From your comments, neither of you are Christians. I am a Christian and hope to die as one. I believe in God, His son Jesus and look to the day of Jesus coming back to earth. You will never die but sleep until the day of resurrection, when all believers in Christ shall rise. I feel sorry for the family and they have my deepest sympathy.
Jan 9, 2013 8:33AM
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sorry to see that this young man thought this was his only way out,at least he didnt go and shoot up a school or movie theater. he put the chromey up to his domey now theres no more lil homie.I agree humanity these days is so twisted and derranged theres no helpin it. 
Jan 9, 2013 8:32AM
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Maybe he just needed someone to talk to. Its always sad no matter who it is when the result is suicide. God Bless Freddy's Family. Let him R.I.P..
Jan 9, 2013 6:35AM
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I can't believe the number of rasist and heartless posts on this story. Makes me wonder if there is any hope for the human race when a suicide is celebrated like some have here.

 

I lost some faith in humanity today.

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never heard of dude before but chris wilkie can shoot himself just like the troops working for uncle sam and true note rappers dont go on shooting sprees........now they might lie when talking about shooting people(gangsta rappers lol)but thats all folks..STOP HATING THE BLACKMAN.....white people(colored people lol)do more dirt then a little bit....real talk
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