Special prosecutor named in Holly Bobo case
DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. — Jennifer Nichols has been named the special prosecutor in the Holly Bobo case, according to James W. Kirby, executive director of the District Attorneys General Conference for Tennessee. Nichols is deputy district attorney in Shelby County. District Attorney Matt Stowe requested last month to be replaced in the Bobo case by a special prosecutor. Stowe had previously chosen Nichols to help pursue the death penalty in the case.