Don Steves, La Habra Chevrolet Dealer, Found Dead

Don Steves, La Habra Chevrolet Dealer, Found Dead
Brandon Ferguson

A 70-year-old man found dead in his car yesterday evening at 2342 Vista Road in La Habra Heights has been identified as Donald Steves Jr.

According to Assistant Chief Ed Winter of the Los Angeles Department of Coroner, Steves, who friends knew as Tom, suffered a gunshot wound and the incident is being investigated as a suicide.

A call placed to

Don Steves' Chevrolet


La Habra

confirmed the man was owner of the La Habra based dealership which has been a city institution for decades and features signs with cartoon images of Steves in his trademark cowboy hat and bushy beard.

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