golden krust ceo lowell hawthorne dead apparent suicide
Golden Krust CEO Lowell Hawthorne Dies from Apparent Suicide in Bronx Factory [Photo Credit: Facebook]
Golden Krust CEO Lowell Hawthorne dies from an apparent suicide in his Bronx factory Saturday night. He was 57.

Hawthorne, who migrated from Jamaica and founded the restaurant chain, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, inside the factory located on Park Avenue near E. 173rd Street about 5:30 p.m., the New York Daily News reports.

Condolences are pouring in, including from Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness, who tweeted: “My condolences to the friends, family and employees of Jamaica-born Lowell Hawthorne, CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill.”

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