Swap Shop founder Preston Henn dies at 86

Attorney says Henn died of natural causes at Hillsboro Beach home


LAUDERHILL, Fla. – The founder of a popular South Florida flea market has died at the age of 86, his attorney told Local 10 News.

Preston Henn died Sunday of natural causes at his Hillsboro Beach home, Henn's Fort Lauderdale attorney, Bruce Rogow, confirmed.

Henn founded the Swap Shop in 1963.

He has been the focus of several controversies, including a multimillion-dollar settlement over counterfeit goods being sold at the Swap Shop.

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