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Ten Years Since the Holly Bobo Tragedy

The disappearance of Holly Bobo reached the tenth anniversary on April 13, 2021.
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Article by W. Clay Crook-

Tuesday, April 13th marked the tenth anniversary of the Holly Bobo tragedy. For those who were close to her, there is still a sense of pain, anguish, and loss.

The kidnapping of the young nursing student in 2011 brought national attention to Decatur and surrounding counties. “Justice for Holly” became a watch phrase throughout West Tennessee.

Her murder was not confirmed until remains were found in September 2014, and the first of the suspects to go to trial was Zachary Adams in September 2017.

Adams was convicted and received a life sentence without parole on September 23rd. This was followed by…

For complete coverage, see the April 14th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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