Irwin L. Jacobs
Irwin L. Jacobs (July 15, 1941 – c. April 10, 2019) was an American businessman. He was the CEO of several large corporations, formerly including the now-bankrupt Genmar Holdings. In 1973, Jacobs founded COMB ("Close-out Merchandise Buyers"). Jacobs, based in Minneapolis, became wealthy by taking big stakes in Fortune 500.
Jacobs and his wife were found dead with multiple gunshot wounds on the bed in a bedroom of their Orono, Minnesota home on the morning of April 10, 2019. A handgun was found with them and the Hennepin County Medical Examiner said that Irwin Jacobs shot his wife and then himself.
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- Businessman Irwin Jacobs, Wife Found Dead In Minnesota Mansion, Forward, April 10, 2019, accessed April 10, 2019.
- Williams, Brandt, "Irwin Jacobs' death ruled a suicide, wife Alexandra a homicide". Minnesota Public Radio April 12, 2019.
- Reinan, John, "Medical examiner confirms: Jacobs deaths are murder-suicide. Minneapolis Star-Tribune, April 12, 2019.