Skydiver's body found in California

Dec. 5, 2010 at 6:48 PM
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RIVERSIDE, Calif., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Remains found in Southern California have been identified as missing Russian skydiver Vladimir Frolov, a coroner said.

The Riverside County coroner said it made a positive identification Friday on remains found in Perris Nov. 30.

Frolov, describe as a 51-year-old tourist, was confirmed to have boarded a plane and made a solo skydiving jump Sept. 25, but had not been seen since. He was reported missing Sept. 30.

A farmworker was plowing a field when he found the remains. The skydiver's parachutes were intact and had not been deployed, the Perris Police Department said in a report.

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