Body found near railroad tracks in Vernon

VERNON, Calif.

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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