Adam Mayes has been added to FBI's 10 Most Wanted list, as the fugitive still remains at large after killing a Tennessee mother and her daughter and kidnapping two other daughters
The police are still on the lookout for a man considered to be armed and very dangerous, as he is on the loose with two young kidnapped girls. Adam Mayes is the suspect is who responsible for the murder of a Tennessee mother and her daughter and for kidnapping the two younger daughters. Jo Ann Bain was kidnapped along with her three daughter; Adrienne, 14, Alexandria, 12 and Kyliyah, 8. Jo Ann and Adrienne were murdered by Adam Mayes, whereas Alexandria and Kyliyah are still with him. Earlier on Wednesday, first-degree murder chargers were filed against Adam Mayes and his wife Teresa.
Teresa Mayes appeared in Hardeman County, Tenn., courtroom on Wednesday and there she was charged with four counts of especially aggravated kidnapping. Adam Mayes' mother, Mary Frances Mayes, was also charged with conspiracy to commit especially aggravated kidnapping, as she knew about the whole plot but did nothing to inform anyone.
According to a police affidavit, Teresa watched her husband kill Jo Ann Bain in a garage which is located adjacent to the Bains', Whiteville, home. Mayes then killed Adrienne in the same house and later Teresa Mayes had to drive a vehicle which had the bodies inside it to Alpine, Miss., where they were discovered by the police buries in the backyard of his mother's Guntown, Miss., home.
According to authorities, Teresa Mayes revealed Adam Mayes's motive in the killing and kidnapping of the Bains, and that was just to kidnap the two younger Bain daughters. The authorities said on Wednesday at a news conference, that they are doing all they can to find Adam Mayes, but they also said that he can be anywhere across America.
“We believe Mayes could be anywhere in the United States, and we are extremely concerned for the safety of the girls,” said Aaron Ford, special agent in charge of our Memphis office, according to a report by msnbc.com. “Anyone who has any information about this case, of if you’ve seen Mayes or the girls, please contact your nearest FBI office or the local police immediately.”
Mayes is also charged in federal court with unlawful flight across state lines to avoid prosecution.