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Weekly Round-up: Golden Crust CEO dead... Police car saga deepens …. Cop detained in gang bust

Sunday, December 10, 2017

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The founder and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, Lowell Hawthorne, committed suicide at his Bronx factory over the weekend, leaving many in shock, as police say a mounting tax debt and a lawsuit by a former employee may have led to the popular businessman taking his life.

A ruthless criminal gang was busted over the weekend after more than six months of police investigations and has been blamed for at least eight murders and numerous rapes, including that of a 12-year-old girl.

And, Security Minister Robert Montague responded on Tuesday saying that no rules were breached by his ministry in the procurement of the vehicles.

Watch as Observer Online wraps this week for you.

See story links below:

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill founder, CEO commits suicide in Bronx factory

Police: Tax debt, lawsuit may have led

Big gang bust

Over 100 illegal firearms destined for Jamaica seized in Florida

Explain yourself, Mr PM

NIA wants MOCA to investigate police car saga

Montague says no rules breached by his ministry in car import saga

$90-b increase to budget

Caricom report to be tabled in January

PM apologises in Parliament for 2010 West Kingston operation

$200 million for compensation to west Kingston residents

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