Hillary Clinton pal and Democrat megadonor Ed Buck was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Thursday in connection with meth overdoses of two black men at his West Hollywood apartment.
Buck was convicted and found guilty on all 9 felony counts, including two counts of distribution of controlled substances resulting in death last July.
Ed Buck loved to inject young black gay escorts with methamphetamine — the mother of one of Ed Buck’s victims described it as a fetish.
As previously reported, a black gay escort named Gemmel Moore died of a meth overdose at Ed Buck’s West Hollywood home in July of 2017.
The LA County District Attorney’s Office previously declined to prosecute Ed Buck saying the evidence was “insufficient to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that (Buck) is responsible for the death of Gemmel Moore,” which sparked an outrage from family members and others in the community.
Jasmyne Cannick told FOX and Friends nearly a dozen black men have come forward to speak on their experiences with “serial predator” Ed Buck.
Ed Buck was finally arrested in 2019 after two black gay escorts died in his apartment from overdoses.
Buck, 67, was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Thursday.
Former Democratic donor Ed Buck was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in federal prison in connection with the overdose deaths of two men at his West Hollywood apartment.
Buck was found guilty last year of supplying methamphetamine to Gemmel Moore and Timothy Dean, who died in separate incidents in July 2017 and January 2019, respectively.
Buck, now 67, lured young Black men who were often experiencing homelessness, addiction, and/or poverty to his apartment for sexually charged sessions in which he would inject them with methamphetamine and drug them with sedatives, with and without their consent, federal prosecutors wrote in a sentencing memorandum.
“Buck’s insatiable appetite for injecting people turned lethal twice,” according to the memo, which had recommended a life sentence.
Buck solicited his victims in various ways, including using social media platforms, dating and escort websites, or via referrals from prior victims, including individuals he hired to do other work for him, offering a finder’s fee for referrals, evidence showed.
Buck — who has donated more than $500,000 to mostly Democratic causes and served in 2016 as one of California’s Electoral College members — was convicted of two counts of distribution of controlled substances resulting in death.
He was also found guilty of enticing Moore and another man to travel to Los Angeles to engage in prostitution; knowingly and intentionally distributing methamphetamine; and using his West Hollywood apartment for the purpose of distributing narcotics such as methamphetamine, and the sedatives gamma hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) and clonazepam.
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Meanwhile, all of Ed Buck’s pals such as Hillary Clinton, Adam Schiff and Ted Lieu have been oddly quiet about their friend after he was convicted in connection with meth overdoses of black gay escorts.