As E! Information beforehand reported, the rapper (né Marshall Mathers) got here face-to-face with a person who broke into his Detroit, Michigan, dwelling within the early morning hours of April 5.
Authorities allege Matthew David Hughes gained entry to Eminem’s gated residence by climbing by means of a damaged window he smashed with a brick. Hughes was arrested on first-degree dwelling invasion expenses and has remained behind bars since then.
Throughout a preliminary listening to within the case Wednesday, Clinton Township police officer Adam Hackstock shared particulars concerning the intruder’s alleged lethal intentions.
In accordance with Hackstock’s testimony, seen in a video from the listening to obtained by The Detroit Free Press, Eminem was awoken from his sleep by a person standing behind him. The Grammy winner instructed the officer he initially thought the person was his nephew.
“When Mr. Mathers requested him why he was there, he was instructed by Mr. Hughes that he was there to kill him,” Hackstock mentioned.
From there, Hackstock mentioned Eminem relayed to him that he escorted Hughes by means of a number of rooms inside his dwelling to a close-by exit. Hackstock later testified that he witnessed a safety guard “wrestling” with Hughes on the bottom as he arrived on the scene.
The Detroit Free Press reviews that Eminem didn’t attend Wednesday’s listening to.
In accordance with the publication, a decide discovered possible trigger to proceed with a trial. Hughes is ready to be arraigned on Sept. 28.