Holly Bobo's Body Found

Tennessee student was kidnapped in 2011
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 9, 2014 4:29 AM CDT
Updated Sep 9, 2014 7:56 AM CDT
Zachary Adams walks into the Decatur County Courthouse for a status hearing, Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in Decaturville, Tenn.   (AP Photo/The Jackson Sun, Kenneth Cummings)
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(Newser) – Sorrow, but some closure for the family of Holly Bobo: The remains of the Tennessee nursing student have been found more than three years after she was seen being dragged into the woods near her home by a man in camouflage. A skull was found near a logging road in woods around 11 miles from her home by two men looking for ginseng on Sunday, and forensic evidence confirmed that it belonged to the missing 20-year-old, USA Today reports.

The man who owns the land where the remains were found says the property had been searched numerous times before. "I just can't believe it," he tells the Tennessean. "It doesn't make any sense." Two men, Zachary Adams and Jason Autry, were charged with her kidnapping and murder earlier this year, and brothers Mark and Jeffrey Pearcy have been charged with tampering with evidence and being accessories after the fact, WSMV reports. The county sheriff told reporters he had a message for anyone else who might have been involved in the murder: "You can run but you can't hide. We'll figure out who you are and you'll be brought to justice." (Read more Holly Bobo stories.)

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