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GREENEVILLE, TN (WSMV) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reported Friday that Zella Linklater, who was reported missing Thursday afternoon, has been found safe and her grandmother is now in custody.

The TBI reported Zella and Belinda Wilson ere located in the woods. Wilson is now in custody after being charged with custodial interference and child endangerment.

Zella had last been seen on Thursday afternoon in the area of Bumblebee Lane in Chuckey, a community in Greene County, wearing a red dress and snow boots.

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On Friday morning, the Greene County Sheriff’s Department charged Wilson with custodial interference and child neglect/endangerment.


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