Successful Black Founder Of Golden Krust Jamaican Beef Patty Found Dead – Police Say Suicide Friends Suspect Murder!

New York Daily News

His name was Lowell Hawthorne and his story is pretty classic – boy grows up and gets an idea. He works hard to make the idea a reality and, one day, his effort and smarts are rewarded.

Jamaican Observer

The part where the dream ends is the abrupt end to his life. He was only 57 years old when he was found dead within the walls of his realized dream.


We’ll tell you more about who Lowell Hawthorne was and what happened to him. Click on through to learn more about his business and his legacy.

Empire BBK

Hawthorne was the founder of the Jamaican Beef Patty and Restaurant known as Golden Krust. What the reports indicate about how he died is sort of hard to believe…