At first fans thought that the tweets might be a promotional stunt. Freddie’s death was later confirmed by his family. They released this statement:
“Today, our son, Frederick Eugene Buhl, age 22 years old, took his own life with a rifle shot to the head.”
His death is thought to be due to his recent break-up with rapper Honey Cocaine. Freddy E.’s final song posted to YouTube:
- Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has resigned following an overwhelming "no" vote on new austerity measures tied to further bailout funds. The country's future in the eurozone is uncertain.
- Two bomb attacks in Nigeria's central city of Jos killed at least 44 people.
- The U.S. defeated Japan 5-2 in Vancouver in the final match of the FIFA Women's World Cup. It was the highest scoring final in the history of the tournament ⚽️