Article by W. Clay Crook-
Last week’s edition of The Lexington Progress was able to report the denial of the 56 point request of a new trial for Zachary Adams, the convicted 2017 killer of the well-loved young lady Holly Bobo. Adams was sentenced to serve life without the possibility of parole. For Burton Scott Staggs, a journalist who was in on the very groundwork of the search for Holly and the justice brought on her behalf by the District Attorney’s Office, it’s just one step further for closure. “I was surprised at how very little oral argument was presented,” Staggs said. Judge C. Creed McGinley was very straight forward in moving through each of the 56 items. Staggs said that at one point the defense argued that the judge should not have allowed TBI Agent Brent Booth, who is a native of Lexington, to say…
For complete coverage, see the August 19th edition of The Lexington Progress.