Search continues for missing west Tennessee woman - WKRN News 2

Search continues for missing west Tennessee woman


PARSONS, Tenn. – The search for a missing west Tennessee woman continues after a day of reassessing efforts to find her.

Holly Bobo was last seen by her brother more than a week ago being led into the woods by an unidentified man wearing camouflage.

According to Tennessee Highway Patrol Lt. Brad Wilbanks, on Friday nearly 500 volunteers are searching a more narrowly defined area after authorities ruled out territory that has been thoroughly searched for any evidence that led to the nursing student's disappearance.

Wilbanks said Decatur County Emergency Management Director Kevin Cagle remapped the search area on Thursday and authorities plan to expand the search if the missing woman has not been found by Sunday.

The TBI has recently said they believe whoever is responsible for Bobo's disappearance is from the Decatur County area but has been tightlipped beyond that.

Bobo was last seen wearing a pink shirt and light blue jeans. Pink ribbons have been hung across the town in support of the family.

An $80,000 reward is being offered for information about her disappearance

Anyone with information on Bobo's whereabouts is urged to call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.

*The Associated Press contributed to this story. 

 Previous Stories:

  • April 20, 2011: Vigil held for missing Decatur Co. woman
  • April 19, 2011: TBI, volunteers continue search for Decatur Co. woman
  • April 18, 2011: Reward increased to $75,000 in missing woman case
  • April 17, 2011: Woman's abduction consumes western Tenn. community
  • April 15, 2011: Items of abducted Tenn. woman found
  • April 15, 2011: Bad weather to affect search for missing woman
  • April 14, 2011: Search resumes in west Tenn. for missing woman
  • April 13, 2011: TBI: Missing woman feared to be victim of kidnapping
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