Controversial Hip-Hop artist David Darnell Brown also known as Young Buck attempted suicide last night by taking an overdose of prescription pain pills, according to a Nashville Police Department report. A copy of the report is also attached. The former member of the gangster rap group Guerilla Unit, 27, was depressed and told cops that he was trying to harm himself, the report states.
A female companion of the rapper told officers that Brown last week filled a prescription for 40 pain pills, but had only taken five of the pills up to yesterday. Brown told police that he had taken the balance of the pills last night. The woman, who has been identified as Lizzie Grubman, Brown’s publicist, also told responding officers (RO/S) that she observed Brown(identified in the report as “comp,” or complainant) put two pills in his mouth, which she tried to retrieve by placing her fingers in his mouth.
He was treated at Metro Nashville General Hospital for a drug overdose. While the police document does not name Brown, Nashville media reports (including one from WTVF Channel 5, which broke the Brown story) have identified him as the “victim” referred to in the report. Early this morning, Police reported that Brown had been taken to a hospital emergency room after suffering an adverse reaction to painkillers.