Woman missing from Hamilton County found deceased


MEIGS COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – A woman missing from Hamilton County for nearly a week has been found dead.

Mrs. Geneva Atkins was reported missing on Tuesday, April 16th.

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The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office says she was found earlier Monday night in Meigs County deceased at approximately 8:15 pm.

HCSO personnel located Mrs. Atkins.

Mrs. Atkins vehicle was located North of Decatur, Tennessee, near the 22000 block of Highway 58.

Initial findings shows her vehicle left roadway, crossed a field, and came to rest approximately 200 yards away from the road after striking a wooded tree line.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is Investigating the incident.

83-year-old Geneva Atkins had suffered from diabetes and dementia.