Missing Actress Adea Shabani's Boyfriend Kills Himself After Police Stand Off

Mar. 24 2018, Published 8:32 p.m. ET

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The search for missing actress Adea Shabani has taken a new twist.

A man believed to be her boyfriend shot and killed himself in California on Thursday night after a police stand off.

Police chased the man from Hesperia to Corona with an unnamed passenger also in the car.

However, at the end of the chase he pulled out a gun and shot himself in the head, dying at the scene.

The man has been identified as Christopher Spotz, 33, from North Hollywood.

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He was driving a stolen Toyota Tacoma authorities believed had been "possibly been used in a homicide which had occurred in Los Angeles County," California Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Dan Olivas revealed in a statement.

No further details about the case were provided.

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