Roanoke community asks for answers about missing 81-year-old Raleigh Court woman

Harriet Hodges hasn’t been seen since March 19

ROANOKE, Va.UPDATE: (May 4, 2021)

The search for Harriet Hodges has sadly ended after the Roanoke Police Department announced Tuesday that her body has been found.

On Saturday at about 12:15 p.m., police said they were notified that a female body was found inside a building in the 2200 block of Sherwood Ave SW.

Authorities said that upon seeing the body, there were no apparent signs of trauma or foul play.

Police transported the body to the Medical Examiner’s Office where officials confirmed it was Harriet Hodges.


Members of the Roanoke community are asking for help looking for a woman who has been missing for one month.

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