BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Noted Boca developer Greg Talbott shot himself in the head and was found in his Boca Raton condo Wednesday by an employee he summoned earlier to come to his condo to pick up checks.
While BocaNewsNow.com does not routinely report suicide, other media elevating this to a news event has led us to publish this report.
Talbott, a controversial figure, is believed to be the reason former Boca Raton police chief Andrew Scott resigned. From Jose Lambier at Gossip Extra:
In September 2005, Talbott was arrested and charged with domestic violence after he hit his wife and a manager at Luna Pazza, a downtown restaurant, then fought with cops who responded to a 911 call for help.Hours later, however, he was ordered freed by then-Chief Andrew Scott – to the holler of favoritism from the police union.
Also from Lambier:
In 2010, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies seized some of his personal property, including 15 loaded weapons, most of his furniture, dishes and electronics and four cars, including a Bentley. The move came in an attempt to force Talbott to pay a judgment against him, but a judge ordered the property returned — minus the guns.
About the same time, Talbott’s 20,000-square-foot mansion in West Boca was seized by lenders because he defaulted on a $12.6 million-loan.
Talbott died at Delray Medical Center.
Content copyright © 2023 Metro Desk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. BocaNewsNow.com ® is a registered trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. For our intellectual property, terms, and conditions, read here. Broadcast stations must credit BocaNewsNow.com on air. Print must refer to BocaNewsNow.com. Online must link to BocaNewsNow.com. Contact news (at) bocanewsnow.com. Call 561-576-NEWS (6397). Arrest reports are police accusations. Guilt or innocence is determined in a court of law.
The Latest From BocaNewsNow.com
- Area Motorcyclist Crashes, Dies On Operating Room Table
- Women From Boca Raton, Delray Beach Victimized On St. Patrick’s Day
- MAJOR TRAFFIC INCIDENT: Turnpike Completely Shut In Area Of Hard Rock Stadium
- In Fort Lauderdale, Vegans More Important Than Handicapped, Elderly, Infirm
- UPDATE: SHOOTING VICTIM FOUND ON FLORIDA TURNPIKE IN BOCA RATON
- DOGS IN SUPERMARKETS! Boca Rudeton Is Back With Dogs In Stores
- MAJOR TRAFFIC SITUATION: I-95 Southbound Ramp Closed In Miami
- Man Shot On Florida Turnpike In Boca Raton
- Water Main Break Causing Problems In Palm Beach County