Greg Leon

Restaurateur Greg Leon’s death a suspected suicide, former employees devastated by Leon’s death, says friend

Greg Leon, a well-known restaurant operator, died Friday night at Prisma Health hospital. The South Carolina Department of Corrections said his death is being investigated as a suspected suicide.Leon’s friend and attorney Eric Bland said Leon was loved by his employees of the San Jose restaurants that he owned. Bland wrote: “Almost … every single […]


Report says that restaurateur Greg Leon has died after incident at Columbia prison facility

Reports are surfacing that Greg Leon, the restraunteur who was convicted for shooting and killing his wife’s lover in Lexington County, was involved in an incident Friday afternoon at Kirkland Correctional Institution, a S.C. Department of Corrections facility in Columbia. Attorney Eric Bland, a friend of Leon’s says Leon passed away at 11:56 Friday night. […]


Local restaurant owner shot his wife’s lover on Valentine’s Day and is convicted of murder in Lexington County courtroom

Gregorio Leon III, age 56, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the murder of Arturo Bravo Santos, 28, which occurred on Valentine’s Day at a Park and Ride location in Lexington County in 2016. This case was prosecuted by Eleventh Circuit Solicitor Rick Hubbard and Deputy Solicitor Suzanne Mayes. The three week […]