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Holly Bobo's Remains Found

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) said late Monday, the remains of missing nursing student Holly Bobo, who was last seen in April 2011, have been found in Decatur County.

TBI Director Mark Gwyn said at a news conference,
It was my prayer, as well as the prayers of many others, that Holly Bobo would be found.
And I assure you, this is not over by any means. The investigation is still ongoing to get to the truth.
Holly Bobo was a 20-year-old student at the University of Tennessee at Martin when she disappeared outside her Darden home on April 13, 2011. Her brother said he saw her being led away from the home between 7:30 and 8 a.m. local time.

He also told police he saw a man dressed in camouflage leading her into the woods and she hadn't been seen since.

After Bobo disappeared, posters with her face on them and a reward offer were distributed throughout Tennessee and the South. Parsons and surrounding areas in West Tennessee have tried to support the family, putting pink ribbons on lamp posts, mailboxes and storefronts. Ms. Bobo was wearing a pink shirt and carrying a pink purse before she disappeared.
On Sunday, 2 men found a skull not far from property owned by the family of Zachary Adams, who has been charged with Ms. Bobo’s kidnapping and murder. He has pleaded not guilty. The area near his family’s property was searched in March.

A second man facing murder and kidnapping charges, Jason Autry, also has pleaded not guilty.

The recently elected official said his office is preparing to seek a death penalty in the case and that a decision is expected within weeks — after consultation with the young woman's family.

Two brothers, Jeffrey Kurt Pearcy and Mark Pearcy, also face charges in Bobo's death: tampering with evidence and accessory after the fact in the case.

A statement from Bobo's family read at the news conference by family lawyer Steve Farese:
We will never understand the actions or the motives of those who took Holly from us, but we continue to pray that someone will have the courage to step forward and shed more light on this senseless tragedy.

District Attorney Matt Stowe said his office was preparing to seek a possible death penalty in the case. A decision is expected in coming weeks, after consultation with the Bobo family.

TBI and police continue to search for more suspects in the case.

Source: Huffington Post