A reader wrote, “There was a body found yesterday on the Lachman fire road. They said it was suicide, but the body was posed with a towel/sheet wrapping the head and the gun on his chest. Hard to believe it was suicide. “
CTN contacted the L.A. County Coroner’s office, who responded that the death of a white/Caucasian male had occurred on a hillside on May 30 and the formal pronouncement of his death was Tuesday, May 30, at 9:52 a.m.
The Coroner identified the 81-year-old as Harold Schwabe and wrote, “Manner and cause of death have not yet been determined.”