Son of Curt Bradbury Dies of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010 5:01 pm  

Cameron Bradbury, the 24-year-old son of Curt Bradbury, chief operating officer of Stephens Inc., died Friday afternoon of what the family says was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

According to a statement issued by Stephens Inc., emergency responders were called to Curt Bradbury's Little Rock home about noon on Friday, where Cameron Bradbury was found with a gunshot wound to the head.

He was taken to St. Vincent Infirmary, where he underwent surgery but died about 4:30 p.m.

"Cameron Bradbury had a history of substance abuse, and in recent years had undergone extensive treatment and rehabilitation," according to the statement.

On behalf of the family, Curt Bradbury made the following comments: 

"Drug abuse affects all of us. Today it has impacted my family beyond anything we could ever imagine. This should be a reminder to all of us that we must re-dedicate ourselves as a society, and as individuals, to stop this national epidemic."

Funeral arrangements were not complete, Stephens Inc. spokesman Frank Thomas said.



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