Missing Hollywood Producer Believed To Have Committed Suicide

A body believed to be missing film producer Brian Gerber has been found. The body was found this morning near the wreckage of a car that had plunged off an embankment of Angeles Crest Highway. Police have not confirmed the identity of the body, but their description matches that of the missing man. On Gerber’s Facebook page, a statement from the family says that Gerber is deceased, and are asking for privacy. They say they will be in touch as soon as arrangements have been made for services.

Gerber was a successful film producer and a co-founder of the Digital Hollywood summits. He co-produced The 11th Hour, a 2007 documentary film about environmental crises, with Leonardo DiCaprio.

Police have been searching for Gerber since he went missing Monday. The LA Weekly spoke to Battalion Chief Ron Larriva of the L.A. County Fire Department, who said they found “a suicide note up on the rock” close to where the car went over the embankment.

Photo via Brian Gerber’s Facebook page.