Teresa and Mary Mayes plead guilty in kidnapping/murder

Reported by: Mel Carlock
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Updated: 8/09/2013 11:27 am
BOLIVAR, Tenn. (WTVA) -- The wife and mother of Adam Mayes have pleaded guilty to state charges in Tennessee connection with a manhunt that ended near Guntown last year.

Teresa Mayes and Mary Mayes appeared before a judge in Bolivar, Tennessee Friday morning.

WMC-TV in Memphis reports Teresa Mayes, Adam's wife, pleaded guilty to two counts of especially aggravated kidnapping and two counts of second degree murder.  

She was sentenced to serve 35 years in prison, but given credit for 460 days she has already spent in jail.

Mary Mayes, Adam's mother, pleaded guilty to two counts of especially aggravated kidnapping and was sentenced to 13 and a half years.

The two are charged in connection with the murders of Jo Ann Bain and her 14-year-old daughter, Adrienne, in April of 2012.

There bodies were later found buried at Mayes home in the Alpine Community of Union County.
Adam Mayes then took Bain's eight and 12-year-old daugthers and ran from authorities for several days before he shot himself after being discovered by law officers in a wooded area near Guntown.



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