Winston woman reported missing in December found dead in van outside Sutherlin

Geraldine Donna Galer was reported missing in December 2018. (via Douglas County Sheriff's Office)

SUTHERLIN, Ore. - A 77-year-old Winston woman reported missing in December was found deceased in her van on private timberland in Douglas County last week, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.

Weyerhaeuser notified authorities April 11 that an employee found a woman dead in a van on the company's property off Nonpareil Road.

Deputies responded to the scene and identified the deceased as Geraldine Donna Galer, who was reported missing in early December.

"The Douglas County Medical Examiner's Office is conducting a death investigation," the sheriff's office said. "At this time, there are no indications of foul play."

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