In the summer of 2013, officials in Maine launched one the most exhaustive missing person searches in the state's history, reports the Washington Post.
They were looking for Geraldine Largay, a 66-year-old hiker who'd gotten lost while traveling the Appalachian Trail.
Sadly, she wasn't located until years later. Among the deceased woman's belongings was a note reading, "When you find my body, please call my husband and daughter."
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That and other tragic details about what ended up being her final days were recently revealed in a more than 1,500-page report about the incident, according to the Boston Globe.
Among the more shocking discoveries is that Largay lived for nearly 4 weeks after she'd lost track of the trail.
Though she'd tried to send text messages to her husband, she was unable to get a strong enough signal, notes the Washington Post.
It's believed Largay died "from exposure and lack of food."
Both her remains and the campsite she'd set up atop a knoll were found by Maine wardens over 2 years later.