Bobo family prepared for next steps in legal case, Decatur County offers more support

Bobo family prepared for next steps in legal case, Decatur County offers more support

March 8th, 2014 by The Commercial Appeal in Local - Breaking News

William DeShazer/The Commercial Appeal Many signs around Decatur County reflect neighbors' hope that Holly Bobo, who was abducted nearly three years ago, was still alive. But this week law enforcement officials announced that Zachary Rye Adams had been charged with her murder and kidnapping.

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This undated photo file provided by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, shows Holly Bobo who was last seen April 13, 2013. Bobo was last seen by her brother who said he saw a man in hunting clothes holding his sister and leading her into the woods around the family home outside Parson, Tenn. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation sent out search dogs Thursday April 18, 2013, to look for Bobo after her purse was recently found near her home.

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PARSONS, Tenn. - It could be up to a year before the family of a nursing student who had been missing for three years sees the suspect stand trial.

The family of Holly Bobo met Friday with officials from Tennessee's 24th Judicial District to learn what comes next after this week's arrest and indictment of Zachary Rye Adams on murder and kidnapping charges.

"We had a good conversation, they had some good questions," said Hansel McCadams, the district's attorney general. "We went to them today to explain to them the process. They handled those conversations very well. We'll be working very closely with them from this day forward."

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