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WHAT WE KNOW: Understanding the Evelyn Boswell timeline

The following timeline is based on information that has been confirmed by authorities who are actively searching for Evelyn.

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15-month-old Evelyn Boswell
By
John Engel
, WCYB
With so many twists and turns, mixed in with some misinformation, keeping up with the Evelyn Boswell investigation can be difficult. The following timeline is based on information that has been confirmed by authorities who are actively searching for Evelyn, reports WCYB in Bristol, Tenn.
Tennesse Bureau of Investigation

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DECEMBER 10-11
  • 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell last seen
FEBRUARY 18
  • Evelyn Boswell's grandfather tells Tennessee Dept. of Children's Services that the child hasn't been seen in over two months
FEBRUARY 19
  • AMBER Alert issued for Evelyn Boswell
FEBRUARY 21
  • Search begins for reportedly stolen, gray BMW and people who may have information about Evelyn Boswell
  • Megan "Maggie" Boswell seen leaving juvenile court in Bristol, Tenn.
  • Megan Boswell contacts News 5 to do a one-on-one interview
  • Reportedly stolen, gray BMW located in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Evelyn Boswell's grandmother Angela Boswell and her boyfriend William McCloud arrested on unrelated charges
Wilkes County Sheriff's Department
FEBRUARY 24
  • Angela Boswell and William McCloud appear in court before being extradited to Tennessee
FEBRUARY 25
  • Evelyn's mother Megan Boswell gives second interview to News 5, in which she says she is pregnant and cannot take a polygraph test because of Sullivan County Sheriff's Office policy.
  • Sullivan County Sheriff's Office said it did not receive a request for a polygraph test and did not have plans to conduct a polygraph test
  • Megan Boswell is arrested on one count of false reports and held on $25,000 bond
  • Jail records show no pregnant inmates were added to the Sullivan County Jail roster
Charges have now been placed against the mother of 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell, who is the subject of a statewide AMBER Alert. During the course of the investigation, Megan ëMaggieí Boswell (DOB: 3/21/01) provided detectives and agents with a number of conflicting statements.  Further investigation revealed that some of the information provided by Megan Boswell was false.
FEBRUARY 26
  • Authorities search pond in Wilkes County, North Carolina in relation to the Evelyn Boswell investigation. The results of the search are inconclusive.
(WCYBS and TBI)
FEBRUARY 28
  • Tennessee Bureau of Investigation executes a search warrant at a mobile home in Sullivan County in connection to the Evelyn Boswell case.
  • The TBI says there haven't been any reports of confirmed sightings of Evelyn Boswell at this point in the investigation.
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