Mom of missing toddler accused of filing false police report


BLOUNTVILLE, TN (AP) — The mother and grandmother of a missing 15-month-old girl are both in a Tennessee jail after giving conflicting accounts about the toddler’s disappearance.

Authorities say they are frustrated by the pair’s multiple versions of what happened to Evelyn Mae Boswell.

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They have charged the girl’s 18-year-old mother, Megan Boswell, with filing a false report.

Megan Boswell (Photo: Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office)

Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy said at a news conference Wednesday that authorities were searching for the toddler in an area in Wilkes County, North Carolina.