Harry Morton, the founder of the Pink Taco restaurant chain, has succumbed to death at the age of 38. He was found dead at his home on Saturday afternoon.
His younger brother was the first one to notice Morton in an unconscious state at his home in Beverly Hills. Police announced him dead at the scene. However, the cause of death is still unknown.
Morton was a restaurateur by blood. His father, Peter Morton, is the co-founder of Hard Rock Cafe and Hotel chain. His grandfather, Arnie Morton is the founder of Morton’s Steakhouse. Before Pink Taco, Morton owned the Viper Room, a live music venue co-founded by Johny Depp along wit his Jump Street co-star Sal Jenco.
Morton’s shocking death is a big loss to the family and business. One of the restaurant crew expressed in a statement, “We are saddened by the passing of Harry Morton, the founder and former owner of Pink Taco. Harry was a visionary and restaurateur ahead of his time, and his contributions, both professionally to our brand and personally to those he worked with, were numerous. Our thoughts are condolences are with his family and friends during this difficult time.
Harry Morton has been linked to Britney Spears, Jennifer Aniston, and Paris Hilton. He was also said to have been dating actress Lindsay Lohan.