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Holly Bobo's Mother Tells TBI the Purse was not Holly's

DARDEN, Tenn. - Holly Bobo's mother has told investigators that the purse found near the site of her daughter's disappearance was not Holly's.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reported the development Friday afternoon. They said she had previously identified it has Holly's based off a photo she saw. Karen Bobo did see the purse in person today and confirmed it did not belong to her daughter.

Karen Bobo told WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News that she was thankful for renewed search effort that ensued after the discovery. She still holds out hope that Holly is alive.

We will have more details on this story as they develop.