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Investigator: Body had 'exact clothing' as missing Tennessee toddler

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Posted at 6:59 AM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 08:07:13-04

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An investigator has revealed new details about the discovery of a child's body on property belonging to relatives of a Tennessee woman whose daughter went missing.

WJHL-TV reports a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation special agent testified that the clothing found on the child's body was the exact clothing Megan Boswell said her 15-month-old daughter Evelyn Boswell was wearing when the toddler went missing.

The revelation was made at a quickly-arranged court hearing Monday. A judge raised Megan Boswell's bond to $150,000. She is charged with filing a false report in the case. An autopsy of the body found Friday is still pending.

Read more: Remains found believed to be those of missing Evelyn Boswell