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Body found near railroad tracks in Vernon

Authorities investigate after a body was found near railroad tracks in the city of Vernon on Monday, July 2, 2012.
July 2, 2012 12:50:22 AM PDT
Authorities are investigating after a body was found near railroad tracks in the city of Vernon on Monday.

The body, identified only as a 24-year-old female adult, was discovered near Fruitland and Corona avenues at about 7:30 a.m. She had a penetrating wound to her head.

Police say the body does not appear to have been struck by a train. The tracks are used for deliveries only and are not that heavily traveled, police added.

Detectives are investigating the incident as a homicide.


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