A rapper stabs himself

March 19th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

A wanted rapper in New Jersey by the police said the rapper killed himself by stabbing himself in a taxi as suburban New York officers closed in on him.

On Tuesday night , Greenburgh police said a cab carrying Darnell Brittingham of Hackensack was pulled over by the police.

The 23-year-old performed under the stage name ‘King Tut.’

Police Lt Chris McNerney also said the police ordered everyone out, but Brittingham refused. McNerney says that as police converged,Brittingham shot himself in the head.

Brittingham was accused of stabbing a woman seven times in a Hackensack apartment on Feb 12.

The lieutenant said on Wednesday that Brittingham had been under surveillance since Hackensack police learned he was at a Greenburgh motel.

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