Lynchburg police identify body of woman who went missing July 17

Cause of death is under investigation

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department has identified the body of a missing woman Sunday afternoon.

At 1:18 p.m., officers responded to the 1300 block of Cherokee Avenue in a wooded area. 

Authorities found the body of 52-year-old Mary Yeatts who was previously reported missing July 17.

Her cause of death is under investigation.