Elderly woman's body found in Meigs County nearly a week after she was reported missing

Elderly woman's body found in Meigs County nearly a week after she was reported missing

April 22nd, 2019 by Staff Report in Breaking News

Geneva Atkins

Geneva Atkins

Photo by Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

An 83-year-old woman's body has been found in Meigs County nearly a week after she was reported missing, according to a news release from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

HCSO officials found Geneva Atkins deceased on Monday night at around 8:15 p.m. near Decatur, Tennessee.

Atkins' vehicle was found north of Decatur, near theĀ 22000 block of Highway 58, the release states.

Her vehicle apparently left the road and crossed a field before hitting a wooded tree line.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the incident, according to the release.


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