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Bruceton Woman Arrested After Mother’s Body Found in Home

Posted 1/4/22

BRUCETON — A Bruceton woman was arrested on Christmas Eve after the remains of her mother was found in a home they shared.

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Bruceton Woman Arrested After Mother’s Body Found in Home

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BRUCETON — A Bruceton woman was arrested on Christmas Eve after the remains of her mother was found in a home they shared.

Court documents say that the Bruceton Police Department responding to a 911 call on College Street regarding a deceased and decomposed body in a home.

When police arrived they were met by the grandchild of the deceased woman. He reportedly told police he was in town to check on his mother and grandmother.

According to the affidavit, the grandson asked his mother, Belinda Evans, where his grandmother was and she replied “She’s in her own bedroom and don’t go in there.”

The grandchild told police that he had to remove the door from its hinges to access the room. He then discovered his deceased grandmother lying in the floor, near the door.

The court documents say Belinda Evans told a TBI agent, that he had not seen her mother alive in approximately a month.

Evans told investigators that she had not called anyone or asked for a welfare check on her mother.

Police noted in the report that Evans’ bedroom was next to her mother’s bedroom in the home.

Documents say that the deceased woman, Social Security income was Evans’ only source of income.

Evans was arrested and charged with Failure to Report Discovery of a Dead Body.

The body of the deceased has been sent for autopsy.

The case remains under investigation.

Evans was booked and released in lieu of $1,000 bond.

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