Hearing set for man accused in Holly Bobo murder

By: Leah Beth Bolton

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Dylan Adams appeared in a Hardin County court this afternoon for a hearing in the Holly Bobo case.

Dylan is the younger brother of Zach Adams, who was found guilty on all counts and sentenced to life in prison without parole in September.  Dylan, like his brother, is also accused of abducting, raping and murdering 20-year-old Bobo on April 13, 2011. 

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Bobo was a nursing student at the University of Tennessee at Martin when she went missing. Her remains were not located until September 2014. 

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Another man, Jason Autry, who was the state's star witness during Zach's trial, is also facing these same charges. Autry told jurors he witnessed Zach shoot Bobo in the head. 

Shayne Austin, another suspect, was initially granted immunity in the case for cooperating with authorities, but later committed suicide in February 2015. 

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Dylan Adams trial date was tentatively set for May 29, 2018. His case will be tried before Jason Autry. Autry did not appear in court today.

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