The Tennessee mother who, according to officials, had not been missing her toddler daughter for two months, refused to answer reporter’s questions about her child’s whereabouts when she left the court on Friday.
Maggie Boswell, the mother of 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell, who is currently the subject of an AMBER Alert and an intense state-wide search, seemed impassive and silently walked from Sullivan County Courthouse to her car, while news reporters repeatedly asked about her daughter.
Meanwhile, sullivan sheriff Jeff Cassidy said he believes Evelyn is alive and that every effort is being made to bring her home.
At a press conference on Friday afternoon, the sheriff said, while Bowsell cooperated in the investigation, the information she provided has proved inaccurate.
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Maggie Boswell, the mother of the missing Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell, is seen leaving the court, where she appeared for an unknown reason on Friday
Boswell refused to answer reporters’ questions about Evelyn’s place of residence
Where’s Evelyn? An AMBER Alert was issued in Tennessee on Wednesday for 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell, who has not been seen since December last year
Tennessee officials are looking for a gray BMW from 2007 (stock image), which may be related to the disappearance of the baby
The requested vehicle has a Tennessee license plate number 3M9-6W9
Cassidy has worked out that some of Boswell’s ‘stories’ that have emerged during police interviews are not confirmed by surveillance videos and witness statements.
The sheriff also revealed that a search is underway for a BMW and its occupants, possibly linked to the missing toddler.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation broadcast a tweet on Friday saying that “people traveling in a gray BMW with TN tag 3M9-6W9 from 2007 have information about the whereabouts of Evelyn Boswell.”
TBI has so far received 200 tips regarding the AMBER Alert. The sheriff offers a reward of $ 1,000 for information that leads to a safe return from Evelyn.
Boswell’s former boyfriend, the local owner of the Hunter Wood chicken restaurant (photo), said he never saw Evelyn during his brief relationship with her mother
On Thursday, Boswell’s former boyfriend, the local owner of the Hunter Wood chicken restaurant, broke his silence and said in an interview with WJHL that he has never seen Evelyn.
Wood, whose name has been repeatedly invoked by online commentators and detectives on the internet, tried to set the record straight after claiming he was getting threats.
Wood said he had been with Boswell for a few weeks in December, but never met her daughter, but only saw her in photos.
“I have no relationship with that child,” he said.
Wood added that he was made to believe that Evelyn lived with her father while on leave from the army.
Sheriff Cassidy said Friday that Boswell has full custody of her daughter.
The Sullivan County sherivan office began investigating the disappearance of Evelyn on Tuesday, after the Department of Children’s Services reported the child missing after being contacted by the toddler’s grandfather.
Evelyn’s last observation was two months ago, on December 26, 2019, according to a press release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
Officials try to find out why Evelyn was not previously reported missing, WCYB reported.
The child’s biological father, Ethan Perry, a US Army serviceman stationed in Louisiana, has posted a short Facebook update about his daughter’s disappearance on Wednesday: “I’m currently working with authorities trying Evelyn to find. I can’t say much anymore at the moment. ”
A flyer from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says that Evelyn was last seen on December 26, 2019
Sheriff Captain Andy Seabolt said at the start of the investigation that Evelyn’s case did not meet the criteria for an AMBER Alert, but after consultation with TBI, the warning was issued Wednesday, reported WJHL.
Officials worked on leads all night and until Thursday as part of the toddler search.
“At the moment we are not sure of its exact location,” Seabolt told the station WCYB. “It can be anywhere we know.”
Evelyn’s parents are Maggie Boswell (left) and Ethan Perry (right), an American soldier in active service stationed in Louisiana
Perry, Evelyn’s biological father, posted this massage on Wednesday after the AMBER Alert was issued for his missing daughter
Evelyn’s mother, Maggie Boswell, did not speak publicly about the disappearance of the toddler.
Her most recent report, dated November 3, 2019, consisted of a photo of Evelyn sitting on a couch; the same image is now used by TBI to find the toddler.
Boswell welcomed Evelyn on November 21, 2018 and became a teenage mother.
In September 2019, she placed a moving tribute to her baby daughter, who was then 11 months old: “I’m not the best mom in the world, but I’m trying so hard for this little beauty. I can’t even explain the love I feel for her, and I know she loves me too.
‘My lives have been really annoying lately, but she comes to me and says’ mom mom’ and my heart melts and I am reminded of her unconditional love. You can say what you want me to be a young mother, but I promise you that my life is so much better with this angel.
“My life was not ruined when I had her, she gave me a purpose and a reason to wake up every day and improve myself. There is no love like the love of your child! ”
Neither Boswell nor Perry have been accused of misconduct in connection with the disappearance of their daughter.
Boswell was a teenager when she welcomed Evelyn in November 2018. Evelyn is described as 2 feet tall and weighs 28 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes
Evelyn is described as 2 feet tall and weighs 28 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes. She was last seen in a pink tracksuit, pink shoes and a pink bow.
Anyone with information about the child’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office at 423-279-7330 or the TBI at 1-800-TBIFIND.