GCSO charges grandmother of missing 3-year-old with custodial interference, child neglect/endangerment


UPDATE: Sheriff Wesley Holt says Zella was found safe Friday afternoon.


GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Greene County Sheriff’s Office has charged the grandmother of missing Greene County 3-year-old Zella Linklater.

According to the TBI, the grandmother, 54-year-old Belinda Wilson, has been charged with custodial interference and child neglect/endangerment.

Photo: GCSO

Wilson remains at-large, and Zella is still missing.

If you have seen Wilson or Zella Linklater, call 1-800-TBI-FIND or the Greene County Sheriff’s Office at 423-798-1800.

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story stated the TBI placed the charges. The Greene County Sheriff’s Office has placed these charges.

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