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IE coroner says body is lost Russian skydiver

Riverside County coroner's officials identified a body found in a Perris field as Russian skydiver Vladimir Frolov, 50, who was last seen as he took a solo jump from a plane in Sept. 20, 2010.

December 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Investigators confirmed that a body found in a Perris field is that of a Russian skydiver who was last seen parachuting in September.Riverside County coroner's officials identified the man as 50-year-old Vladimir Frolov. He had been missing since he took a solo jump from a plane over the city back on Sept. 25.

Searchers had scoured the area with ATVs, helicopters and on horseback in the weeks following his disappearance.

On Tuesday, a farmer plowing his field found the man's remains.

His body was found, authorities say, with parachutes that never opened.

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