By now, you’ve probably seen the news coverage of the death of a cheesemaker in California, who was found dead in his home with a head wound and multiple stab wounds.
The cheesemaker’s name is Mike Cucinotta, and his death is now one of the most talked about stories in the cheesecake industry.
Cucinota’s family said on social media that they are saddened by the news and hope that the public can move forward with understanding.
The cause of death is still unknown, but it appears that he was killed by an apparent robbery.
It’s not yet known whether or not he was wearing a mask when he was murdered.
His family released the following statement to ABC News:It is with great sadness and shock that we announce the passing of our beloved uncle, uncle Mike, who passed away at the age of 59 this morning.
We ask for privacy as we grieve his passing.
We have lost our beloved brother, uncle, father, grandfather, son, friend and colleague.
Mike was a friend and a loving husband, father and grandfather to all.
We are asking for privacy at this time, as we mourn his loss.
We know he left behind his family and loved ones.
We will miss him dearly.
Mike was a devoted husband, a devoted father, a dedicated son, brother, friend, and colleague to all of us.
He left behind a loving and supportive family.
Mike had the courage to pursue his dreams and he gave everything for them.
Mike lived life as a husband and father, with integrity and passion.
He was dedicated to his family, his community and his business, and he will be greatly missed.
Mike and his family will be sorely missed.