Authorities with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources confirm that a body has been found in Cloudland Canyon.
It’s believed that it’s the body of Judy Payne, a Rock Spring, Georgia woman first reported missing on Monday.
According authorities, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation will determine a positive identification. The body will go to the state crime lab in Atlanta. Searchers from the Georgia DNR found body down a steep cliff with a drop of about 200 feet. The Dade County Sheriff’s Department is stating that they do not suspect foul play and believe the woman, who often visted the Canyon and was a former park employee, fell accidently to her death.