TEMECULA – Passers-by found the body of a man who apparently shot and killed himself with a handgun while sitting in a rocking chair in front of the Temecula Hotel in Old Town Temecula, the sheriff’s department said today.
Adrian Lee Lafave, 50, of Bonsall, was still holding the gun when his body was found at about 2:45 p.m. Friday at the historical building in the 42000 block of Main Street, according to sheriff’s Sgt. Will Edwards.
A preliminary investigation showed Lafave shot himself in the right temple with a .22-caliber handgun, Edwards said.
Coroners listed the time of his death at 2:21 p.m. Friday.