Published Oct 16, 2015
After two years, two months and 24 days the search for Geraldine "Inchworm" Largay -- the hiker who vanished from the Appalachian Trail in Maine -- has reached a sad end. The Maine Warden service says Gerry Largay's remains have been found.
Maine Warden Service Public Relations & Information Officer Corporal John MacDonald distributed this press release at 8:17 AM on Friday, October 16, 2015:
The Maine Warden Service believes that skeletal remains discovered in Redington Township on Wednesday, October 14  are likely that Geraldine Largay, an Appalachian Trail hiker missing since July 22, 2013.
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.
I sent a follow-up e-mail to Corporal MacDonald asking if foul play was suspected. He replied, "Not suspected, thank you."
A press conference is scheduled for 1:00 PM on Friday, October 16, 2015 at the Maine Department of Public Safety Building in Augusta, Maine. Representatives from the Maine Warden Service and the Navy's NCIS team will be available for comment and questions.
A news release will also be distributed by 2:00 PM this afternoon that will include today's news conference details. No further information is available at this time.
We will update the story on Gerry Largay, as details become available.
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Published May 26, 2016. The Maine Warden Service believes the remains of missing Appalachian Trail hiker Geraldine Largay were located on October 14, 2015. Here are the details.
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