|Lowell Hawthrone, founder of Golden Krust restaurants passed away.|
Lowell Hawthrone was the founder and CEO of the Caribbeean fast food chain. He was found dead inside his Bronx factory on Saturday due to a self inflicted gunshot to the head. He was 57.
His company was launched in 1989.
Golden Krust sold beef parties, jerk chicken, and cocoa bread. He turned a few restaurants into a profitable empire.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness of Jamaica express condolences to the family.
Golden Krust has franchises in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennslyvania, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina and Massachusetts.