Golden Krust CEO remembered as a ‘compassionate visionary’ at packed Brooklyn funeral
New York Daily News - 2mon
The widow of Golden Krust founder Lowell Hawthorne broke her silence at his massive funeral in Brooklyn Tuesday, writing that his shocking suicide left her family heartbroken and grasping for answers. Lorna Hawthorne called her husband a …

Suicidal Golden Krust CEO 'feared federal investigation over tax debt and was acting funny and talking to himself' hours before shooting himself in the head at his factory
Daily Mail - 2mon
The founder of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill is said to have feared federal agents would investigate him for …

Golden Krust: Feeding Jamaicans in the USA
The Jamaica Observer - 2mon
The following is a reprint of the story we ran on Sunday, November 20, 2011 when Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill, the empire built by Jamaican Lowell Hawthorne, was nominated for the Jamaica Observer Business Leader Award …

Golden Krust CEO Lowell Hawthorne Has Died From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
Complex - 2mon
Lowell Hawthorne, the CEO and founder of Jamaican restaurant chain Golden Krust, has died at the age of 57. According to the New York Daily News, the well-known businessman shot himself at around 5:30 p.m. Saturday in his Bronx …

Golden Krust Founder Commits Suicide
Hip-Hop Wired - 2mon
Lowell Hawthorne, the founder and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, reportedly shot and killed himself in his Bronx factory on Saturday (Dec. 2). He was 57. Report the New York Daily News: Lowell Hawthorne, 57, shot himself …

Golden Krust calls CEO’s suicide a ‘devastating loss’ in note to workers
New York Post - 2mon
Employees arriving to work Monday at the Golden Krust plant in the Bronx — where the founder and CEO of the beef-patty empire killed himself over the weekend — were met with a message from the family-owned business’ rep calling …

Golden Krust Bakery Founder Who Was 'the Perfect American Success Story' Reportedly Commits Suicide in His Factory
Time - 2mon
The CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, who built a nationwide business after moving to the United States …

Golden Krust Faces More Financial Woes After CEO Commits Suicide
NewsOne - 2mon
William Anderson and Sixto Ramirez allege in their federal lawsuit, filed on Thursday, that Golden Krust routinely cheats its staff on overtime pay. This suit adds to the financial pressures that many suspect led to Hawthorne’s demise. But …

Golden Krust Founder Faced Serious Legal Troubles Before Killing Himself
Ebony - 2mon
Golden Krust founder Lowell Hawthorne killed himself in the company’s Bronx factory Saturday afternoon. Court records show that one of Hawthorne’s former employees filed a lawsuit against him for withholding his overtime pay. The 57 …

Lowell Hawthorne Facts After Golden Krust CEO Kills Himself In Factory
Ibtimes.com - 2mon
The Jamaican-born founder and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, Lowell Hawthorne, fatally shot himself inside his factory in Bronx, New York, on Saturday, reports said. The body of Hawthorne, 57, was found inside the Park …