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10-01-2016 LSU Pregame

Owner of Fast Eddie’s Bon Air found dead

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Owner of Fast Eddie’s Bon Air found dead

( KTRS ) Authorities report that Eddie Sholar Sr., the owner of Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, died Wednesday morning as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Sholar purchased the popular beer and burger restaurant in 1981, when it was known just as “Bon Air.” Sholar’s son, Eddie Jr., found his father in bed and […]

Owner of Fast Eddie’s Bon Air found dead

( KTRS ) Authorities report that Eddie Sholar Sr., the owner of Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, died Wednesday morning as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Sholar purchased the popular beer and burger restaurant in 1981, when it was known just as “Bon Air.”

Sholar’s son, Eddie Jr., found his father in bed and unresponsive. The family called authorities and Sholar Sr. was pronounced dead at his home just before 11:50 a.m. by Madison County Coroner’s Investigator Diondra Horner.

A gun was recovered at the scene. Investigators also found a note inside the home with funeral instructions.

Routine toxicology studies will be performed. The Alton Police Department also investigated this death.

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