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Donna Joann Harber, 81

Donna Joann Harber, an 81-year-old white woman, was found dead Tuesday, Sept. 1, in the 4900 block of Weik Avenue in Bell, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 6:40 a.m., the Bell Police Department responded to a call of a shooting at a home in the area and found Harber with gunshot wounds, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which is assisting in the investigation.

Danny Lee Harber, a 76-year-old white man, has been charged with murder with the allegation that he used a handgun, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

Danny Harber, a former Bell city councilman, faces 50 years to life in prison if convicted. 

The couple were married for more than 50 years, prosecutors said. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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