Missing Loudon County woman found dead, authorities say

Cadwalader is a white female with blondish-white hair. She is five feet eleven inches and weighs around 140 pounds./ Source: Tenn. Department of Safety
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TELLICO VILLAGE, Tenn. (WVLT) - According to the Loudon County Sheriff's Office, Geraldine Cadwalader, 67, of Tellico Village was found dead Monday afternoon.

Today, our Patrol Deputies and CID Detectives responded to a report of a possible deceased woman. Once on scene, we were able to confirm that the body is that of Geraldine Cadwalader who we’d previously reported as missing," said Chief Deputy Jimmy Davis.

Cadwalader went missing Friday around 10:30 am.

Cadwalader is a white female with blondish-white hair. She is five feet eleven inches and weighs around 140 pounds. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, a green tee-shirt, and a dark long-sleeve zip-up hoodie, according to the sheriff's office.

LCSO said there is Ring Video footage of the 67-year-old woman leaving her residence Friday morning in her 2008 Mercury Milan. Authorities reported that when they began an area search for Cadwalader, patrol deputies located the missing vehicle a short distance from her home with no signs of her.

Cadwalader's body was taken to Knox County Forensic Center for an autopsy.

Authorities say the investigation into her death is ongoing.

If you have any information about the disappearance of Cadwalader, please call the Loudon County E-911 Center at (865) 458-9081 or LCSO detectives at (865) 986-7823.

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