Monroe Co. officials locate missing woman

Monroe Co. officials locate missing woman

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Lycebeth Lois Loy (source: Monroe County Sheriff's Department) Lycebeth Lois Loy (source: Monroe County Sheriff's Department)

TELLICO PLAINS (WATE) - The Monroe County Sheriff's Department says it has located a woman who went missing Tuesday afternoon.

Officials say Lycebeth Lois Loy, 44, was found about a mile and a half from her home in the back country and had been outside since 6 p.m. Tuesday night.  She spent the night in the freezing rain and snow.

Family members had said she was last seen around 3:30 p.m. in the Cane Creek Mountain Road Area in Tellico Plains.

Officials say Loy was brought to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga for treatment for hypothermia and possible frostbite.

Loy has a traumatic brain injury and is on blood thinning medication.

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