Trial date set for Dylan Adams; won't face death penalty

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A jury from Chattanooga is due to hear testimony in the second trial involving the murder of 20-year-old Holly Bobo.

John Dylan Adams appeared Tuesday in Hardin County Circuit Court to set up additional court dates leading up to a May 29 trial. "Well over 100 agents worked on this and it's just mountains of discovery". His next hearing is set for 10 a.m. December 14.

"I have moved this case as quickly as I could considering the huge amounts of discovery", Judge Creed McGinley said.

A jury earlier convicted his brother, Zach Adams, of the murder, kidnapping and rape of Ms. Bobo. "We believe it's headed in the right direction", said pastor Don Franks, a friend of the Bobo family.

Another man, Jason Autry, also faces charges in the death of Bobo, who was killed in 2011 in Decatur County, Tennessee. After his conviction, Zach Adams agreed to a sentence of life in prison without parole.