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Two men arrested in connection with 2016 Lodi homicide

Kevin Etherton.
Kevin Etherton.

Two men were arrested Tuesday in connection with the 2016 death of a 74-year-old woman, the Lodi Police Department reports.

On Feb. 13, 2016, Dorothy Wiederrich was found deceased in her home. Her death was subsequently ruled a homicide, police said in a news release.

The investigation has remained active and on Tuesday, Kenneth Vanderford, 52, and Kevin Etherton, 26, were charged with her killing, police said. The men were being held in the San Joaquin County Jail on an unrelated case when the charges were filed. They will be arraigned on the new charges in February.

The investigation is still ongoing and no further details of the crime were released.

Anyone with additional information regarding this case should contact Lodi Police Department at 209-333-6727 or Detective Nickel at 209-333-5545.

Anthony Sorci: 916-321-1051.