Skydiver texts wife to say he won't pull cord when jumping

A skydiver in Florida sent a video to his wife saying he wasn’t going to pull the cord on his parachute minutes before jumping to his death from a plane. The skydiver Capotorto Vitantonio, is seen in the above undated

A skydiver in Florida sent a video to his wife saying he wasn’t going to pull the cord on his parachute minutes before jumping to his death from a plane. The skydiver Capotorto Vitantonio, is seen in the above undated

Capotorto Vitantonio a Florida suicidal skydiver sent a video to his wife telling her he wasn't going to pull the cord on his parachute just seconds before leaping to his death.

"According to the Orlando Sentinel, police recounted part of Vitantonio's video message as saying "[he was] not going to pull the cord and that he was going somewhere wonderful".

A Skydive DeLand employee told police that the plane had already taken off, but she immediately radioed the plane and told the crew not to let Zitellini jump.

On Tuesday morning, Costansa Litellini, 25, rushed to Skydive DeLand in DeLand, Fla.to warn that Vitantonio planned to commit suicide, begging employee Tara Richards to stop her husband from sky diving.

Richards contacted the plane, but got word that the man had already jumped.

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His body was found face-down in an open field.

Richards told police that Vitantonio had behaved normally before he jumped.

Officials called a chaplain to the scene to tell Zitelleni of her husband's death. He was found facedown in a field near Skydive DeLand, one of the busiest skydiving hubs in the country. The spokesman went on to say the professional skydiver was not affiliated with Skydive DeLand, but was a licensed skydiver who had received the appropriate training for solo jumps.

Capotorto, who had made 600 jumps, and his wife both worked at United Parachute Technologies, a DeLand company at 1645 Lexington Ave., which makes containers for parachutes, according to Rosie Sigmund, customer service manager who declined further comment. "When a person steps out the door, they are responsible for themselves".

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