By Janene Scully, Noozhawk North County Editor
August 24, 2018
Memorial for Wayne Habell set for Saturday at Camarillo church; graveside service will be Monday at Santa Barbara Cemetery
Firefighters from the Montecito Fire Protection District salute as a motorcade bearing the body of Los Angeles County fire Capt. Wayne Habell is transported south to Camarillo on Thursday. Services will be Saturday in Camarillo and Monday at Santa Barbara Cemetery. (Peter Hartmann / Noozhawk photo)Los Angeles County fire captain Wayne Habell will be buried at the Santa Barbara Cemetery on Monday afternoon following a funeral two days earlier at a Camarillo church.
Habell, 43, died earlier this month of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
His body was found Aug. 18 in Hot Springs Canyon above Montecito after he had been missing for several days.
He was last seen Aug. 13 leaving his home in Newhall headed to a gym in Stevenson Ranch. On Aug. 17, his vehicle was found parked near the trailhead on East Mountain Drive.
Habell had served the agency for 13 years, according to the Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014.
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Missing Firefighter Captain Wayne Habell