Columbus, OH--- According to an article in Newsday published on Friday (Oct. 28), former leading owner/breeder David Brooks, died in federal prison on Thursday (Oct. 27) in Danbury, Conn. of undisclosed causes.
Brooks, 61, was the former executive of DHB Industries Inc. and was in the midst of serving a 17-year sentence after he was convicted in 2010 on a 17-count indictment that included conspiracy; securities, wire and mail fraud; insider trading; and obstruction of justice.
Operating as Perfect World Enterprises and Bulletproof Enterprises, Brooks and his brother Jeffrey owned more than 800 horses when he was convicted, including 2004 Little Brown Jug winner Timesareachanging.
The prison where Brooks was recently transferred is expected to issue a detailed report regarding the circumstances of his death in the near future.
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For an article that appeared in The Atlantic shortly before his conviction, please click here.
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