Attorney says man is innocent of kidnapping, killing Holly Bobo

Attorney says man is innocent of kidnapping, killing Holly Bobo

September 21st, 2017 by Associated Press in Breaking News

Zach Adams walks back into the courtroom on day nine of the Holly Bobo murder trail, Wednesday, Sept. 20, in Savannah, Tenn. Zach Adams is charged with felony first-degree murder, especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated rape of Holly Bobo. (Kenneth Cummings/ The Jackson Sun via AP, Pool)

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SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — A defense attorney says the case against a man charged with kidnapping and killing a Tennessee nursing student is "absolutely full of holes" and is based on "non-evidence" against her client.

Jennifer Thompson delivered her closing argument Thursday in the trial of Zachary Adams in Savannah, Tennessee. Adams is charged with the abduction, rape and slaying of Holly Bobo, who was 20 when she disappeared from her home in rural Parsons in 2011.

Her remains were found in September 2014. Adams faces death if convicted of first-degree murder.

Prosecutors said in closing arguments that Adams and two other men abducted Bobo and raped her before Adams killed her.

Thompson challenged an account told by another man charged in the case, Jason Autry, in court about Bobo's killing.


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