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Sheriff: Ex-cop Dorner died from gunshot to head

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Los Angeles Police Department shows fugitive former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner. Officials say the burned remains found in a California mountain cabin have been positively identified as Dorner’s. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Jodi Miller said Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 that the identification was made through Dorner’s dental records. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Police Department, File)

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Los Angeles Police Department shows fugitive former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner. Officials say the burned remains found in a California mountain cabin have been positively identified as Dorner’s. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Jodi Miller said Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 that the identification was made through Dorner’s dental records. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Police Department, File)

Jim Reynolds, 66, right, and wife, Karen Reynolds 57, recount their experience during a news conference Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Big Bear Lake, Calif., of being held captive by fugitive Christopher Dorner inside a condo unit they own at Mountain Vista Resort. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Brian van der Brug) NO FORNS; NO SALES; MAGS OUT; ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER OUT; LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS OUT; VENTURA COUNTY STAR OUT; INLAND VALLEY DAILY BULLETIN OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT, TV OUT

Members of the news media are shown outside a home, at left, in Big Bear, Calif., where two women were taken hostage by fugitive Christopher Dorner. Police scoured mountain peaks for days, using everything from bloodhounds to high-tech helicopters in their manhunt for Dorner, a revenge-seeking ex-cop. They had no idea he was hiding among them, possibly holed up in this vacation home across the street from their command post. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

In this aerial photo, law enforcement authorities investigate the charred remains of a cabin Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, where quadruple-murder suspect Christopher Dorner is believed to have died after barricading himself inside during a Tuesday stand-off with police in the Angeles Oaks area of Big Bear, Calif. San Bernardino Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremiah MacKay was killed and another wounded during the shootout with Dorner. (AP Photo/The Sun, John Valenzuela)

In this aerial photo, law enforcement authorities investigate the burnt-out cabin Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, where quadruple-murder suspect Christopher Dorner is believed to have died after barricading himself inside during a Tuesday stand-off with police in the Angeles Oaks area of Big Bear, Calif. San Bernardino Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremiah MacKay was killed and another wounded during the shootout with Dorner. (AP Photo/The Sun, John Valenzuela)