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Woman Charged in Bobo Case Appears in Court -- Mikayla Lewis

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DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. -- The defense attorney for one of the men accused of Holly Bobo's kidnapping and murder says she's waiting on the prosecution to build her case.

Zachary Adams and Jason Autry are long-time friends who face the kidnapping and murder charges. Bobo disappeared from her Decatur County home in April 2011, at the age of 20.

Autrys attorney, Jennifer Lynn Thompson stated in court today that she has yet to receive evidence regarding her client.
The state explained it is taking time, because of thousands of documents having to be scanned.

Jennifer Thompson says, "If I dont have discovery, I can't comment on anything.

Judge Charles Creed McGinley says, "I don't expect the state to drop discovery on you . I expect it to start coming in so you can start digesting it."

Judge McGinley set a schedule of 60 days following discovery for the defense to file any pre-trial motions Thirty days following will be allowed for the state to respond.

Adams and Autry are scheduled to be back in court on December 17th. It could be sooner if any motions are filed in the meantime.

Zachary Adams faces a charge of coercion of a witness also.

Bobo's body has yet to be found.


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