UPDATE August 13, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Knox County Sheriff's Office believes they have found the body of a woman who has been missing since last week Sunday afternoon.
A couple boating in Tellico Village, Tenn. found a body in the water at Poplar Springs boat ramp around 1:00 p.m. Loudon County Sheriff's Office responded and say the victim appears to be 56-year-old Rita May Eastes.
Foul play is not suspected, according to KCSO. The Knox County Regional Forensic Center responded to make a positive identification and a cause of death.
PREVIOUS August 13, 2017, 1:00 p.m.
The Knox County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find a woman who has been missing since last week.
Deputies say 56-year-old Rita May Eastes was last seen by her daughter on Thursday, August 10.
According to KCSO's Facebook page, Eastes was last seen wearing a pink blouse and traveling in her 2012 silver Kia Sorento SUV with jewels around the license plate.
Eastes is a white female who is about 100 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Knox County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit at (865) 215-2243.
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