Six men have been arrested for varying degrees of involvement in the crime. However, only three of the six men arrested have been prosecuted.
At the time of her disappearance, Holly Bobo was a 20-year-old nursing student in the Licensed Practical Nurse program at the Tennessee Technology Center in Parsons, Tennessee living with her parents and brother in Darden, Tennessee.
John Dylan Adams, who told police he saw his brother, Zach, and another friend, Jason Autry, with Holly at his brother's home after her kidnapping. It is unknown what led police to question Dylan about Bobo's disappearance. Three men, Dylan Adams, Zach Adams, and Jason Autry were charged with especially aggravated kidnapping, first-degree murder, and rape. Of the other three men arrested, charges against two men were dropped, and one committed suicide without any charges being filed against him.