Holly Bobo trial: Investigator testifies blood in garage was slain woman’s

Holly Bobo trial: Investigator testifies blood in garage was slain woman's
Zach Adams' ex says she tried to leave him day before Bobo's disappearance
A link has been posted to your Facebook feed."He basically sells his death penalty" to prosecutors, Thompson said of Autry. "There are real problems with his story."

Adams is charged with the felony first-degree murder, especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape of Bobo, a 20-year-old nursing student who disappeared on April 13, 2011.

The photos showed Bobo’s Ford Mustang inside the family garage and blood inside the garage that DNA testing determined to be Bobo’s. James said the photos and bloodstains indicated that Bobo struggled with someone inside the garage.according to WSMV-TV, an NBC affiliate in Nashville. An FBI agent testified that he saw the scratches when visiting Adams after the disappearance. Adams, however, said he was scratched when trying to escape from police on a different charge.

State trooper who questioned Zach Adams takes stand in Holly Bobo trial

McGinley theorized in open court that the “presence of dark” would leave the jury “isolated,” and that there would be adequate space on the visitor’s side of the field or stadium which would prevent the jury from any “danger of exposure.” The judge also suggested that guards would be present.

Once court was back in session, Karen continued her questioning.
"Yes," Earp replied from the witness stand. Earp also detailed an incident where Adams claimed that he had the remains of Holly Bobo inside of a blue tupperware container but then quickly changed his story telling her that it was "the remnants of meth."Closer look at some of the crime scene photos being shown to the jury right now. Most are blood stains found in family's garage #hollybobo pic.twitter.com/2dPKFd0wBgAdams pleaded not guilty to kidnapping, raping and murdering Bobo. His defense attorney argued in opening statements Monday that no forensic evidence linked Adams to the crime.Nearly two and a half years later, on September 7, 2014, hunters looking for ginseng found a skull later identified as Bobo’s some twenty miles from her home. No bones below her neck have ever been found, sources say.

The defense says maybe Adams seemed scared because there were drugs in the house. It doesn't prove he had anything to do with Bobo's murder.

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State trooper who questioned Zach Adams takes stand in Holly Bobo trial
State trooper who questioned Zach Adams takes stand in Holly Bobo trial

Earp said Adams threatened to “tie me up just like he did Holly Bobo, and nobody would ever see me again.”WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News showed you what happened during the first half of the trial as key witnesses took the stand, including Holly’s mother, Karen, Holly’s father, Dana, Holly’s boyfriend at the time, Drew Scott, and a neighbor, James Barnes.

Prosecutors Jennifer Nichols and Ray Lepone discuss their preparation for the April 3, 2017, target trial date set in the Holly Bobo case, outside of the Decatur County Courthouse on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. C.B. SCHMELTER/The Jackson SunThe Jackson Sun reports, Adams later added, “’I couldn’t have picked a prettier b—h. It was fun.’”

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While still not a smoking gun, it is the most concrete evidence prosecutors have offered so far connecting Zach to Holly Bobo's murder. Still defense attorneys tried their best to discredit the statements, pointing out that Earp's story has changed multiple times since first being interviewed by authorities. 

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Holly disappeared at 7:30 a.m. on April 13, 2011. Her brother saw her entering the woods near her home with a man dressed in camouflage. Her brother assumed at the time that she was with her boyfriend. However, he alerted the authorities when he found blood outside the house.

Stephens said he joined in the efforts when he was rained out of work after Bobo disappeared. After the lunchbox was found, Stephens said he started going north.HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — Testimony continued Tuesday in the murder trial for Zach Adams as witnesses including a state trooper took the stand.

Holly Bobo trial : Witness recounts chilling discovery of skull in woods
Holly Bobo trial : Witness recounts chilling discovery of skull in woods

Zach Adam’s ex-girlfriend “He said he would tie me up just like he did Holly Bobo and nobody would ever see me again” #hollybobo pic.twitter.com/gV93KcRSPY“When I saw the mattress, it gave me the gut feeling that something was not right,” Rainey said.

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The judge presiding over the high-profile Holly Bobo trial is considering whether to allow the sequestered jury to attend a football game. The jury is spending the next two weeks in a hotel room without television or radio access as it hears testimony in the case. The defendant, Zachary Adams, could face the death penalty if convicted. Jurors are hearing testimony into the evening and on Saturdays.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Explosive new testimony in the Holly Bobo murder trial. The ex-girlfriend of Zach Adams, the man charged with the 2011 rape, kidnapping, and murder of the 20-year-old nursing student, said Adams threatened her too, and implicated himself in the Bobo case.

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Jackson Sun reporter Maranda Faris recaps the first day of Zach Adams' trial in the death of 20-year-old nursing student Holly Lynn Bobo. MARANDA FARIS/The Jackson Sun

“That’s when I noticed there was blood spatter and a puddle of blood on the floor,” Weber said.

“Zach ran. I’m not talking a little run. I’m talking a full sprint back to his house,” Rainey said.The Daily Mail reported, Autry’s attorney asked the judge in February not to schedule a trial for him, which brought up the possibility that Autry could testify for reduced charges. There are no trial dates allotted yet to Autry and John Adams.

Zach Adams' ex-girlfriend takes stand in Holly Bobo murder trial

"He took her, he raped her, he killed her, he discarded her, he covered it up, he almost got away with it," he said. "But he didn't."

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She said he was using his brother’s phone, which was unusual, and he came back with scratches on his neck later that afternoon.According to CBS News, Assistant Shelby County (Tennessee) District Attorney, Paul Hagerman said Adams kidnapped, drugged and raped Bobo after which he wrapped her in a blanket and took her in his vehicle to a friend’s home. Later, Adams and his friend Jason Autry went to Tennessee River to “gut” her and put her in the water.

In their opening arguments, prosecutors described chilling details: Adams, they said, asked his friend, Jason Autry, to help him dispose of Bobo’s body after he had drugged and raped her. Thinking she was already dead, Adams told Autry he was going to "gut" Bobo’s body so she would not float to the surface once they dumped her into the Tennessee River, according to the prosecution.

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Standing trial Tuesday, 33-year-old Zach Adams was accused of drugging, raping and killing Bobo. The state called multiple witnesses to testify Tuesday, including Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper Warren Rainey, who said he visited Adams a week and a half after Bobo’s disappearance and that Adams appeared visibly scared and was shaking. Another witness testified about walking near Bobo’s house and seeing a white truck drive by slowly around the time of her disappearance.

Earp said that later when she confronted Adams on suspicions that he didn’t go to haul away scrap metal, he threatened her and then brought up Bobo.

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She told jurors that police talked to Victor Dinsmore, another man who has been offered immunity to testify in the trial.

Bobo, a 20-year-old nursing student at the University of Tennessee at Martin, went missing from her family’s Tennessee home in 2011. Her brother reported seeing her for the last time entering the woods behind the family’s home, urged along by a man dressed in camouflage. Clint Bobo initially assumed the man was Bobo’s boyfriend but called 911 after he found blood outside.[Watch live coverage of the trial on the LawNewz Network, with in-studio legal analysis in the player above when court begins. For a raw feed of the trial, watch in the player below this article.]

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to The Jackson Sun. Adams then told Autry he had abducted Bobo. “[Adams] took her. He raped her. He killed her. He discarded her. He covered it up. He bragged about it. And he almost got away with it.”READY FOR THE DAILY NEWS IN REAL TIME?

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She also recalled a moment that Adams responded to a news story on Bobo's disappearance saying, "He made the comment 'they'll never be able to find her.'"

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Zach Adams' ex says she tried to leave him day before Bobo's disappearance
Zach Adams' ex says she tried to leave him day before Bobo's disappearance

Personal Photo Comment Share Tweet Stumble Email SAVANNAH, Tenn. — Blood collected from a carport at the home of a slain Tennessee nursing student matched the woman’s DNA, a crime scene investigator said Tuesday.We’ve also heard from investigators today on where they started in the investigation with suspects.

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Related Image Expand / Collapse Bobo was leaving for school when she disappeared outside her family’s rural Tennessee home on April 13, 2011.

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Clint Bobo said he heard voices coming from the carport behind the family's home. He said he thought his sister was having a discussion with her boyfriend, Drew Scott, and they sounded upset.
"He said he would tie me up jsut like he did Holly Bobo and nobody would ever see me again," Earp told the jury as she was pressed by prosecutors. 

She said that Adams talked her into coming over and staying the night with him. According to Earp, she went to bed, but Adams never slept that night and woke her up around 6:30 a.m. on April 13, 2011, saying he was going to haul scrap.When the prosecutor asked about how Rainey could tell Adams was scared, Rainey responded, “He was scared. He was shaking." Rebecca Earp told the jury that after his grandmother passed away, Adams started using morphine and meth a lot. She said his drug use made their relationship difficult because he had a bad temper when he was using.

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