Body of Missing Woman Found

Investigators on scene near Sweeney Hollow and Winchester Hills Drive, where the body of Lula Hazzard Skanes was found (

The family of a missing 66-year-old Jefferson County woman has confirmed her body has been located.

ABC 33/40 has learned the body of 66-year-old Lula Hazzard Skanes was discovered Monday morning in a wooded area near Sweeney Hollow and Winchester Hills Drive. Her family reported her missing Friday night. Deputies were told by Skanes' daughter that she had left her mother at home earlier that day and when she returned home at 8:30 p.m., Skanes was not there. Her family said she suffered from dementia and had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's.