Evelyn Boswell case: Mom's bond increased after a body was found
TBI / Sullivan County
Evelyn Boswell; Megan Boswell booking photo, Feb. 25, 2020

via WGHP:

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WGHP) -- Megan Boswell, the mother of missing 15-month-old Tennessee girl Evelyn Boswell, had her bond increased from $25,000 to $150,000 on Monday, WJHL reports.

Judge James Goodwin increased Boswell's bond to $150,000 during the hearing in Sullivan County court. It had previously been set at $25,000. She is charged with giving false reports.

Megan Boswell had originally been scheduled to appear on May 8. Her case is expected to be bound over to a grand jury in April. District Attorney Barry Staubus said he expects that by that time she will face additional charges.


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Boswell was charged with giving false reports. Special Agent Brian Fraley with the TBI testified in court, saying she made multiple false statements which cost investigators time.

Monday marked her first court appearance since authorities discovered what they believe to be the remains of Evelyn on a property belonging to a family member of Megan Boswell in the 500 block of Muddy Creek Road.

Investigators found clothes that matched the description of what Evelyn was last seen wearing. They also found toys, diapers and other child's clothing. The remains will be sent for an autopsy and a positive identification, TBI said.

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