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Coroner identifies woman whose body was recovered from American River

Authorities provide details about recovery of woman's body from American River

Sacramento police spokesman Matthew McPhail on Monday, July 24, 2017, provided details about the recovery of a woman's body from the American River near Discovery Park. Police and fire personnel worked together on the recovery at about 7:30 a.m.
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Sacramento police spokesman Matthew McPhail on Monday, July 24, 2017, provided details about the recovery of a woman's body from the American River near Discovery Park. Police and fire personnel worked together on the recovery at about 7:30 a.m.

Sacramento County coroner’s deputies have identified the woman whose body was found in the American River as 59-year-old Veronica Radford. Her cause of death has not been determined.

Sacramento firefighters recovered Radford’s body Monday morning from the river near Discovery Park. Her body was spotted by a citizen about 7:30 a.m. according to police.

There was no indication of foul play, according to police.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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