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10 days after Evelyn Boswell's remains were found, there are still no homicide charges

The autopsy is complete, but still now charges filed the death of 15-month-old
Posted at 3:21 PM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 20:05:05-04

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVF) — It's been ten days since the remains of 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell were found in east Tennessee. But, so far, still no criminal homicide charges have been filed.

The case remains far from closed.

The little girl was first reported missing last month ... but, her mother Megan Boswell told police her daughter disappeared back in December of last year.

Authorities issued an Amber Alert, and the child's remains was found in a shed on her grandfather's property earlier this month. An autopsy -- which is believed to be complete -- confirmed the remains to be those of Evelyn Boswell.

But, the medical examiner's report was sealed.

The District Attorney still has not released the cause or time of the child's death. But sources tell Newschannel 5 the case for now is being treated as a homicide.

Authorities say Evelyn's mother had described to them what clothes her daughter would be wearing when found. "She was wearing a hot pink jumpsuit with a bow and matching shoes," Boswell said in a television interview last month.

Investigators also said under questioning Boswell made inculpatory statements. That means she either incriminated herself or perhaps someone else.

Boswell does remain locked up, accused of lying to police during the investigation.

If indeed this is a homicide, Boswell is certainly a suspect along with several others

Still, to this point -- no homicide charges have been filed yet in this case against anyone. Indications are there may be new developments later this week.