Transient woman found dead in Lodi
Lt. Chet Somera, left, makes a statement about April Vandermoon, who was found dead on an unused railroad bridge at the corner of Beckman Road and Lodi Avenue. Volunteer police Partner Harold Schmidt guards the scene on Thursday afternoon. (Brian Feulner/News-Sentinel)
Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2007 10:00 pm
A transient woman was found dead Thursday on a former railroad
trestle in an area she often called home.
April Joy Vandermoon, 42, was found by a passerby around noon
just south of Lodi Avenue above Highway 99. Police soon called in
detectives because they initially thought the death could be
suspicious, though investigators later said there was no sign of
Thursday, September 13, 2007 10:00 pm.