Harry Morton, the founder of the Pink Taco restaurant chain, was found dead Saturday at the age of just 38, according to reports.
He turned up dead in his home in Beverly Hills, Calif.,PEOPLEreported. A cause was unclear; the Beverly Hills Police Department said there was no evidence of foul play and an autopsy was pending.
He founded Pink Taco in 1999 when he was just 18, asTMZreported.
Harry Morton, the founder of the Pink Taco restaurant chain, reportedly was found dead in his Beverly Hills home at the age of 38. (John Shearer / WireImage, File)
Restaurants were the family business. His father, Peter Morton, co-founded Hard Rock Cafe and Hotels, and his grandfather, Arnie Morton, founded Morton’s The Steakhouse.
He previously owned the Viper Room nightclub in West Hollywood withJohnny Depp.
TMZ reported he was a volunteer sheriff’s deputy in and around LA; the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station honored him as a Reserve Detective of the Year.