Newton suffered a heart attack in his northwest Omaha home April 13. His 12-year-old daughter, Emma, called 911 and did chest compressions, but Newton was declared dead in the hospital soon after.
Eric Newton, 45, helped create the Voodoo Taco chain in Omaha but had removed himself from operations and sold most of his ownership interest. He was working on a new restaurant concept when he died.
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