DECATUR CO., Tenn. (WTVF/WHNT) — The Director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Monday night that the remains found Sunday in the woods of Decatur County belong to Holly Bobo.
Sunday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was called to Decatur County after human remains were found in the woods. Officials said two people out looking for ginseng discovered a human skull Sunday morning.
DNA tests confirmed the remains belong to Bobo.
The Decatur County Sheriff called the finding of the remains “divine intervention.” The remains were found down a lightly used road just 10 miles away from a previous search site for Holly Bobo.
Bobo, a nursing student, was last seen the morning of April 13, 2011 at her family’s home in Darden. Bobo’s brother told authorities he saw a man in hunting clothes leading the 20-year-old into the woods around the family home.
Zach Adams along with and 39-year-old Jason Autry are both charged with kidnapping and murder in the Bobo case.
Sunday’s discovery was made about 10 miles from Adams’ home.
The district attorney told reporters that he plans to seek the death penalty for both men.