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East Tennessee teen mother pleads not guilty to murder in death of toddler

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BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee teenager has pleaded not guilty to felony murder and other charges in the death of her 15-month-old daughter, whose disappearance prompted a search across three states.

News outlets report 19-year-old Megan Boswell wore a mask as she appeared via video briefly Friday for an arraignment in Sullivan County Criminal Court.

Her attorney has also requested a change of venue for the case.

The remains of Boswell’s daughter, Evelyn Mae Boswell, were found five months ago inside a shed owned by her grandfather.

A grand jury indicted Boswell last week on several charges including murder, abuse and false reporting.

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