An American student who went missing in freezing conditions in a mountainous part of Siberia, in Russia, has been found dead.
Officials in the Russian republic of Buryatia said on April 4 that the body of Colin Madsen, 25, was found two kilometers from the spa village of Arshan, some 500 kilometers east of the regional capital, Ulan-Ude.
Madsen disappeared early on March 27, a day after he arrived in Arshan with another American as part of a group from Irkutsk, where he was a student at Moscow State Linguistic University.
Local police said Madsen, who was fluent in Russian, was found with documents and cash.
Preliminary assessments said he might have frozen to death.