Jason Autry is a free man after accepting a plea deal in Holly Bobo murder case

Jason Autry is a free man after accepting a plea deal in Holly Bobo murder case
Jason Autry was released from prison Wednesday after accepting a plea deal. (WZTV)

TENNESSEE — A man who took part in the killing of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo is now a free man after accepting a plea deal.

Jason Autry was released from the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Tennessee Department of Corrections.

Hardin County Judge C. Creed McGinley sentenced Jason Autry to eight years in prison after Autry pleaded guilty to solicitation to commit murder and facilitation of especially aggravated kidnapping.

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Autry’s received credit for time served, according to his lawyers.

He has testified in the 2017 trial of Zachary Adams, who was found guilty of Bobo’s kidnapping, rape and murder.

AP contributed to this article.

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