the rumors that have already been circulating, Paterson
New Jersey police said Tuesday that they are investigating
as to whether or not Erick
Sermon tried to commit suicide. Sermon's
J Record's spokesman Biff Warren told allhiphop.com
that Sermon was involved in a car accident, which broke
the artist's shoulder, jaw and leg. Sermon also sustained
other injuries and was in Saint Joseph's Hospital in
Paterson New Jersey, in the Surgical Intensive Care
to police, they were called by a woman, who reported
an attempted suicide. She said that she left briefly
and returned to find him gone and a window open. The
woman, who was not identified by police, said that she
looked out the window and saw Sermon lying on his back
in the parking lot, bleeding from his head. Sermon was
unable to be interviewed by police because he is being
treated for head and facial injuries.
J Record publicist was not aware of the new information
that the police have released. "As far as we knew
and what was sent to us, he was in a car accident,''
the rep said. Sermon's latest LP, The Sermon
is set to drop on Def Squad/J Records November 30th.