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Murder suspect found dead in Angeles Forest

The body of 53-year-old Kevin Pochter was found Monday morning in the Angeles National Forest.

May 3, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Investigators confirmed a man found dead in the Angeles National Forest was a murder suspect.

A hiker discovered the body of 53-year-old Kevin Pochter Monday morning. A handgun was found near his body.

Deputies had been looking for Pochter, suspected of killing his friend and leaving him on the side of a road near Chantry Flats last week.

Pochter's body was found in an area with a panoramic view about six miles from Mount Wilson.