Mark Levinson, Prominent Fort Lauderdale Jeweler, Found Dead

Prominent Fort Lauderdale jeweler Mark Levinson was found dead at his home Tuesday from an apparent suicide, the Broward Medical Examiner said.

Levinson, 60, was found around 3:15 a.m. at a home in the 1100 block of Southeast 4th Street, Fort Lauderdale Police said.

His death was ruled a suicide from a gunshot wound to the head and there was a suicide note left, the medical examiner's office said.

Levinson was the founder of Levinson Jewelers, which started in Fort Lauderdale in 1989.The store moved to Las Olas Boulevard in 2008.

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