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Pink Taco Founder Harry Morton Dead Aged 38

by : Jordan Platt on : 24 Nov 2019 19:08
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Founder of Pink Taco restaurant chain, Harry Morton, has been found dead aged 38.

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The tycoon was found on Saturday afternoon at his Beverly Hills home by a family member, unresponsive, according to law enforcement sources who spoke to TMZ.

Paramedics were allegedly called, but it’s being reported that Morton was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to the coroner’s office where an autopsy is currently pending to determine cause of death.

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Morton was also known for previously dating Lindsay Lohan in 2006 before ending their relationship.

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The businessman is best known for his stake in Pink Taco, which started out in L.A. The chain has since expanded across the US. His father, Peter Morton, began the famous Hard Rock Cafe empire in 1971, and his grandfather founded Morton’s Steakhouse.

Morton recently made headlines for purchasing Elvis Presley’s former Beverly Hills estate, the same estate Presley bought the same year he married Priscilla Presley. Although sources said this is not the residence in which he was found.

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As a volunteer, Morton donated his time to the sheriff’s department as a deputy in and around L.A., specifically the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station. He’s dedicated hundreds of hours a year, according to the station.

RIP.

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Jordan Platt

Jordan studied Multimedia Journalism at London South Bank University, going on to write for The Sun's digital channels, producing content for MTV UK, and now UNILAD. Paris Hilton follows him on Twitter, solely to shut him up after writing multiple restraining order-worthy love letters and publishing them in front of millions.

Topics: News, Beverly Hills, dead, harry morton, lindsay lohan, pink taco

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    Pink Taco Founder Harry Morton Dead at 38