Zach Adams expected to appeal conviction, ask for new trial on Tuesday

Photos: Zach Adams Found Guilty In Holly Bobo Murder Trial
Posted at 6:40 PM, Aug 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-10 19:40:40-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Zach Adams, the man convicted of killing Holly Bobo, is expected to appeal his conviction in court on Tuesday.

Judge Creed McGinley will hear his appeal in a Hardin County court on Tuesday morning. Adams' attorney is expected to ask for a new trial, citing alleged mistakes in the original trial. Adams is also expected to be in the courtroom.

If his appeal is denied, then it will be sent to the state court.

Adams was convicted of first-degree murder in 2017 for Bobo's death. Bobo was 20 years old when she was abducted from her home in Decatur County in 2011, her remains were found three years later.

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