According to Megan, Evelyn has been gone since before Christmas.
In an interview with a local news station, Megan said that she hasn't seen Evelyn since before Christmas, when Megan left Evelyn with her mom, Angela Boswell. Angela is Evelyn's grandmother and was babysitting so that Megan could go to work.
“I told TBI [Tennessee Bureau of Investigation] where to find her in Mendota. My mom took her to a campground in a silver camper and if they don’t go tonight, I’m going to go find her myself, because I’ve told them and they’re not really like taking it seriously and if they don’t go tonight, I will go myself and go get her," she said in the interview. "They’re not taking me seriously, TBI isn’t, because I’ve not fully told them I’ve been like ‘hey, like my mom camped out in Mendota, you know, to go check them out,’ but I’ve never been like, ‘hey,’ specifically, ‘hey, she’s like in a silver camper,’ because my mom did threaten me like you know if I told anybody--I’m not gonna get into that--but she did.”
But officials say they checked the campgrounds in Virginia and found nothing.
After the interview with Megan aired, officials got in touch with the news station with the following statement:
"This is to let you know that the campgrounds in Mendota, Virginia have been checked regarding the information that Megan Boswell provided to you during her interview earlier this evening. There was nothing located as these locations were checked."
Police arrested Megan Boswell on February 25.
Tennesee's Sullivan County Sheriff's Office posted on its Facebook page that officers had arrested Megan, the missing toddler's mother. She is charged with one count of false reports and is being held on a $25,000 bond.
"During the course of the investigation, Megan ‘Maggie’ Boswell (DOB: 3/21/01) provided detectives and agents with a number of conflicting statements," the Facebook post reads. "Further investigation revealed that some of the information provided by Megan Boswell was false."
Evelyn Mae Boswell is still missing.
She is 15 months old, weighs around 28 pounds, has blonde hair and blue eyes, and was last seen in a pink tracksuit. Children don't just disappear into thin air. If you have any information to share about the child, please contact the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office at 423-279-7330.