CORONA ( — A mountain biker, who went missing after starting an 18-mile bike ride in the city of Corona Saturday, has been found dead.

Authorities said Andres Marin began the bike ride at the Skyline Trailhead about 7 a.m. Saturday.

By 5:30 p.m., he called his family to tell them that he was lost, the Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner said in a written statement.

The statement said Marin told his family he would try to make it down the hill before it got dark.

A search was launched about 6 p.m. and continued into the night.

Authorities say Marin was subsequently found dead.

No further details were provided.


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