Zach Adams Indicted on Murder, Kidnapping Charges of Holly Bobo
UPDATE on March 5, 10:00 p.m. -- TBI said that Holly's investigation is still very "active and ongoing". They also said that there is the possibility of additional suspects.
Close friends and family of Holly Bobo wept as T.B.I Agents announced they believe Zachary Adams kidnapped and killed Holly Bobo. Adams is charged with Especially Aggravated Kidnapping and Felony First Degree Murder after evidence was presented to a Decatur County Special Grand Jury, Wednesday afternoon.
Officials said evidence collected during recent search warrants is still being processed. Investigators said the motive and circumstances surrounding Holly's disappearance are still being investigated.
"We believe that we can prove that she was taken forcefully from her home without her consent based upon the evidence that we have before us," said Hansel McCadams, District Attorney General. "We also feel that she was killed in the perpetration of that kidnapping."
T.B.I officials wouldn't give any specific details of what led them to charge Adams. Officials wouldn't say where they believe Holly was killed, or if her remains have been found. Intimate details regarding details of Holly's case has been communicated to the family, but will not be communicated to the media. Close family friends of the Bobo family told WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News that Holly was not associated or even friends with Adams. They said up until now, her family has held out hope she was still alive being held in captivity.
"Obviously their spirits were hopeful of a safe return for Holly but obviously with the outcome we've heard about today their hearts are broken," said Kevin Bromley, Family Spokesperson.
The T.B.I said their investigation is far from over, they are still conducting interviews and following leads. They said more arrests in this case are possible.
"This is too important this is very very important it's taken us 3 years to get to this point... we cant mess it up now," said Mark Gwyn, T.B.I Director.
TBI also says that this case will be evaluated as possible death penalty case. Information from the public is still being requested.
Adams is being held with no bond at the Chester County Jail.
Officials said Adams will be back in court in Decatur County on March 11 to be formally charged.