Maine Officials Believe They Found Skeletal Remains Of Missing Tennessee Hiker 66 Year Old Geraldine Largay
The Maine Warden Service said that they believe they have found the skeletal remains of the missing hiker 66-year-old Geraldine Largay from Brentwood, Tennessee. Largay was last seen on July 22, 2013 as she headed out on a solo-hike. The remains were found on Wednesday morning about 3000 feet off of the Appalachian Trail. Several pieces of clothing and belongings consistent with items owned by Largay were found by a survey crew. Investigators do not believe foul play was involved in Largay’s death. John MacDonald, a spokesman for the Warden Service said Friday, “Positive identification will be determined in the coming weeks by the Medical Examiner’s Office, however, due to the location of the remains and evidence gathered at the scene the Maine Warden Service feels confident that Geraldine has now been located. ”
Investigators who believe skeletal remains discovered in Maine are those of a missing Appalachian Trail hiker from Brentwood.
66-year-old Geraldine Largay was last seen on July 22, 2013 as she headed out on a solo-hike. She was supposed to meet her husband George the next day, but was never seen again.
More than a hundred people searched looked for Largay in the weeks that followed her disappearance. During that time not a single clue was found that could explain what happened to her.
Wednesday morning skeletal remains were discovered off of the Appalachian Trail. The Maine Warden Service said the remains were found 3,000 feet from the trail by a contractor conducting a forestry survey on property owned by the U.S. Navy in Redington. Several pieces of clothing and belongings consistent with items owned by Largay were found.