Ed Buck FINALLY Charged in Death of Two Black Men he Drugged and Raped

65-year-old LGBTQ and Democratic donor Ed Buck was arrested for owning a drug house where multiple men overdosed on methamphetamine, according to NPR.

What We Know:

  • Buck, last week, reportedly injected a 37-year-old victim with methamphetamine at his apartment. This man made it out alive and called the police.
  • Unfortunately, others haven’t been able to walk away from their encounter with Buck. In the past two years, two black men have died as well. The families of 26-year-old Gemmel Moore and 55-year-old Timothy Dean have been searching for justice in these two cases.
  • The mother of Moore stated her son never used drugs before this, according to the New York Times. Dean’s friends saw the media’s response of painting him as a caricature drug dealer was immoral and not the true man they knew, according to the Los Angles Times.
  • Buck has been charged with 1 count of distribution of a drug casuing death. This charge has a minimum jail sentence of 20 years.

  • When searching Buck’s home, police found plastic bags, pipes, and syringes.
  • According to ABC, prosecutors described Buck as a “violent, dangerous sexual predator” with “no regard for human life” who “mainly preys on men made vulnerable by addiction and homelessness.”

Prosecutors want bail set at $4 million. He will return to court for his bail hearing on Septemeber 26th.