Judge Sets Trial Dates In Holly Bobo Case

Posted at 7:53 AM, Nov 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-15 20:21:03-05

A Decatur County judge has set trial dates for two of the three men charged in the Holly Bobo case. 

Jason Autry, along with brothers Zach and Dylan Adams, appeared before Judge C. Creed McGinley in Decatur County for a pre-trial motions hearing Tuesday morning. 

The first trial date has been set for April 3, although it's unclear which Adams brother would be tried first. Autry's trial date was set for July 10. 

Attorneys discussed some 70 motions they've filed over the last few months, including a change of venue. Judge McGinley said that while he’s not granting the motion today, he would do so in the future.

The case would be tried in Hardin County, located about 30 miles south of Decautville.

The jury would likely come from Hardin County, where they will be sequestered in a hotel with alarms on the elevators to ensure no outside contact.

McGinley said he has already looked into security measures at the Hardin County courthouse, including metal detectors, X-ray machines and K9s.

As for the pink ribbons surrounding the courthouse, McGinley said they "will not be tolerated" once a venue has been picked for the trial.

Bobo disappeared back in 2011. Her remains were found three years later. 

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