WILKES COUNTY, N.C. (WJHL) – News Channel 11 spoke with Mary McCloud, grandmother of William McCloud, Wednesday afternoon. She confirmed that she owns the land in Wilkes County, North Carolina, neighboring a pond being searched in connection to the AMBER Alert for Evelyn Boswell.
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Mary McCloud told News Channel 11 that she is working with the authorities, but emphasized that the pond being searched belongs to her neighbor.
William McCloud is the boyfriend of Angela Boswell, grandmother of baby Evelyn.
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McCloud told WSOC that her grandson and Angela showed up at her home in the Trap Hill community asking for money to get out of North Carolina. When she noticed her grandson was wet, he told her that a pipe had burst at a hotel and someone had stolen his money, according to McCloud.
At a press conference in Sullivan County, Tenn. Wednesday afternoon, authorities confirmed that the pond in the Traphill community in North Carolina was being searched in relation to the active search for missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell.
The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office later said that the search of the pond was “inconclusive to any facts to the investigation.”
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