Founder of Pink Taco Restaurant Chain, Harry Morton is dead, as he was found died on Saturday by his younger brother, Matthew at his Beverly Hills Home.
Harry Morton was just 38, as Beverly Hills Police Department confirmed the news of his death, as reported by TMZ.
According to the report by TMZ, Paramedics were called, unfortunately, Harry Morton was pronounced dead at the scene and was then transported to the coroner’s office where an autopsy is pending. But no foul play is suspected at this point.
Harry Morton was best known as the founder of the Pink Taco restaurant chain, which blossomed on the Sunset Strip in L.A. but has since expanded to other cities across the U.S. He is also part of a very famous family of restaurateurs. His grandfather, Arnie, cofounded the incredibly popular Morton’s The Steakhouse chain in 1978, and his dad, Peter, co-founded the Hard Rock Cafe empire in 1971. Harry worked at HRC for years and later headed up the business’s development wing.
He founded Pink Taco in 1999 when he was just 18. In March, Harry purchased a home in Beverly Hills that was once owned by Elvis Presley and wife Priscilla for around $25.46 million, the Times reported, which also noted that the property was previously owned by Harry’s father for two years, although Peter was not the home’s most recent owner, having sold it in 2014 for $14.5 million.