UPDATE Aug. 28, 2020:
WJHL reports Megan Boswell pleaded not guilty to the 19 charges she was indicted on, including two counts of felony murder, via video conference on Friday, Aug. 28.
Boswell’s attorney Brad Sproles told WJHL after Friday’s court hearing that he filed a change of venue motion with the court due to media coverage of his client’s case.
Aug. 20, 2020:
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) -- A grand jury has indicted the mother of deceased Sullivan County toddler Evelyn Boswell on multiple charges, including murder.
Sullivan County District Attorney General Barry Staubus and other officials announced Wednesday evening that a grand jury has indicted Megan Boswell, Evelyn’s mother, on two counts of felony murder and 17 other counts.
The indictment includes:
— Two counts of felony murder
— One count of aggravated child abuse
— One count of aggravated child neglect
— One count of tampering with evidence
— One count of abuse of corpse
— One count of failure to report a death under suspicious, unusual, or unnatural circumstances
— 12 counts of false reports
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said it was determined that Boswell killed Evelyn and disposed of her daughter’s body. Boswell’s next court hearing is set for Aug. 28 in Sullivan County criminal court. Her bond is currently set at $1 million.
TRUE CRIME DAILY: Evelyn Boswell case coverage - TCD
Fifteen-month-old Evelyn's remains were found on March 6, 2020, after she went missing in February.
Evelyn’s mother, Megan Boswell, was arrested Feb. 25 on a charge of filing a false report. Authorities said her inaccurate and conflicting statements had impeded the investigation.