Lowell Hawthorne

 

 

Age: 57

 

Summary: founder and chief executive officer of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill who started the successful Caribbean fast food chain in 1989 by selling Jamaican beef patties, jerk chicken, and breads when he built the business into a national franchise with more than 120 restaurants in nine states, who once appeared in an episode of CBS's Undercover Boss but who had amassed a large amount of tax debt and was being sued by a former employee for lost wages while he was planning on building a new $37 million headquarters in Rockland County, New York.

 

 

Cause of Death: Self-inflicted gunshot wound

 

Born: May 1, 1960

 

Died: December 2, 2017

 

Location: Bronx, New York