Producer of Leonardo DiCaprio movie dead in suspected suicide
A movie producer was found dead in the Angeles National Forest after his car plunged off a mountain road.
Family members identified the man as producer Brian Gerber, who worked with Leonardo DiCaprio on the environmental film "11th Hour."
Gerber, whose producing credits include a number of documentaries, was reported missing Monday, according to authorities.
Authorities say they had been notified by his family that he was distraught and thinking of running his car off a cliff in the area.
Wednesday, deputies received a call about 6 a.m. about a crash near mile marker 31.
Investigators also found a suicide note nearby.
Family members issued the following statement on his Facebook page Wednesday:
Gerber, 41, was one of the people behind the popular event Digital Hollywood. He is survived by two sons and his wife, actress Arabella Fields.