Four Neighbors of Adam Mayes Arrested in Connection With the Kidnapping of Alexandria Bain & Kyliyah Bain and Murder of Jo Ann Bain & daughter Adrienne Bain

More arrests …

There have been more arrests in the bizarre kidnapping and murder case that ended in suspect Adam Mayes killed himself  when authorities and SWAT closed in on his location in the Mississippi woods. Thankfully, Alexandria Bain and Kyliyah Bain were found safe and unharmed.

Four of Adam Mayes’ neighbors have been arrested in connection with the abduction and murder case of mother Jo Ann Bain and her daughters, Alexandria Bain, Kyliyah Bain and Adrienne Bain. Adam Mayes abducted Jo Ann Bain and her daughters April 27, 2012, the last time that they were reportedly seen.  It is hard to imagine that any one would have helped this sicko in his abduction and murderous acts before, during or after; however, obviously that was the case.

Tennesse Bureau of Investigation/Handout

Police did not say how the four additional people arrested – including a husband and wife and the adult son of the husband – were linked to the Mayes case. The couple were arrested for possessing a weapon and the son had been wanted previously by Mississippi authorities.

In what can be described as a bizarre attempt to remedy a relationship gone wrong when Mayes learned that the Bain’s were moving back to Arizona. According to court affidavits, Mayes intended to kidnap the two youngest daughters, Alexandria Bain and Kyliyah Bain, and kill the mother, Jo Ann Bain, and her oldest daughter Adrienne. Sadly, that is exactly how it happened.

As it turns out Adam Mayes had been investigated previously for sexual abuse.Previously Mayes was babysitting a 7 year old girl when the parents walked in the bathroom and found Mayes and the seven year old naked as he was shaving her legs. Um … ICK!!! More ICK … it was also reported that a stash of child pornography was found in his bedroom. Of course, nothing was done.

In the police report, obtained by NBC station WMC-TV of Memphis, Tenn., someone reported that Mayes was babysitting a 7-year-old girl when a family member walked in on them in the bathroom. The report said that Mayes and the young girl were naked and that he was shaving her legs.

The complainant also said Mayes had a stash of child pornography in his bedroom. A U.S. Postal Inspection Service investigation found no evidence that Mayes had received child pornography in the mail, and the allegation was ultimately declared unfounded, WMC reported.

Why would any one have allowed their little girls to be any where around this perv after such an incident?

Top 10 FBI’s Most Wanted Fugitive Adam Mayes Caught & Arrested in New Albany, MS … Missing and Abducted 12 Year Old Alexandria Bain & 8 Year Old Kyliyah Bain Found Alive and Safe (UPDATE: Mayes Dead)

Breaking News … Fantastic new in the developing story of missing Alexandria Bain & Kyliyah Bain …

35 year old fugitive Adma Mayes has been caught and arrested in New Albany, Mississippi. Missing and abducted 12 year old Alexandria Bain and her  8 year old sister Kyliyah Bain have been found safe and alive. Mayes is in critical condition after a self inflicted gun shot to the head after authorities and SWAT moved in on the kidnapping and murder suspect.

The Mississippi man suspected of killing a Tennessee mother and daughter was caught Thursday evening and the two other young daughters he is suspected of kidnapping were found alive, though there were conflicting reports of whether the suspect is alive or dead.

Adam Mayes, 35, on America’s Most Wanted Fugitive List, was caught in Mississippi, Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards confirmed.

Guntown Police Chief Michael Hall says a SWAT team located Mayes in New Albany, Miss., with the help of a tip. When they moved in to apprehend him, he shot himself

UPDATE I: Adam Mayes Shot himself to death. Most of us expected that this is the way that this kidnapping would end with the suspected kidnapper and murderer killing himself. Although we can thank God that he did not harm the two sisters.

Two Tennessee girls missing since their mother and sister were murdered were rescued today in Mississippi, where their suspected abductor apparently shot himself to death, an FBI official said.

“The girls were found alive and appear to be unharmed,” Daniel McMullen, the FBI special agent in charge for the state of Mississippi, told reporters. “Officers also apprehended top 10 fugitive Adam Mayes. Preliminary reports indicate Mayes shot himself in the head and was later pronounced dead in an area hospital.”

UPDATE II: Adam Mayes found in Union County, MS.

Game wardens happened upon Mayes in a heavily wooded area behind a small church near his mother’s home in Mississippi, about 45 minutes from the Tennessee border. As they approached him, he shot himself. An ambulance transported him in critical condition to Baptist Hospital in Alpine, Miss., where he was later pronounced dead.

Fox Exec Gavin Smith Missing Since May 1, 2012 … Now Considered Homicide Investigation?

57 year old 20th Century Fox executive Gavin Smith has been missing since May 1, 2012. Smith was last seen between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday leaving a friend’s house in Oak Park, CA. The authorities say that there was no sign or evidence found that would make them suspect foul play in the disappearance of Gavin Smith.

Family website: Find Gavin

However, entertainment website Deadline Hollywood is reporting that the investigation into missing Gavin Smith has changed to a criminal investigation.

There’s a new development in the case of Twentieth Century Fox veteran film distribution executive Gavin Smith who is still missing. I’ve now learned that the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has officially changed the status of the case from a missing person’s probe to a criminal homicide investigation. My news follows by a day media reports that the search for Smith had intensified and the sheriff’s department has added new resources including more detectives to the probe.

See the time line of the Gavin Smith disappearance at E-on line.

For more updates and to discuss the case, read others opinions and analysis as well as to provide your own, go to Scared Monkeys Missing Persons forum: Gavin Smith.

Suspect Adam Mayes Added to FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives List … Charged with Murder of Jo Ann Bain & Adrienne Bain … 12 year old Alexandria Bain & 8 Year Old Kyliyah Bain Still Missing

Charges escalate from “especially aggravated kidnapping” to “first degree murder” …

Suspect Adam Christopher Mayes, wanted in the disappearance and kidnapping of 12 year old Alexandria Bain and her 8 year old Kyliyah Bain has been added to the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitive List.  The FBI has also added $100,000 to the reward fund offered for a break in the case. Adam Hayes has also just been charged with two counts of first degree murder in the death of Tennessee mom Jo Ann Bain and her 14 year old daughter Adrienne Bain. Adam’s wife, Teresa Mayes has also been charged with two counts of first degree murder. Previously, Teresa Mayes had been charged with especially aggravated kidnapping.

In an affidavit, Teresa Mayes said she was there when Adam Mayes killed Jo Ann Bain in a  garage next to their home and that Adam Mayes also killed 14-year-old Adrienne Bain at that location.

Teresa Mayes also said her husband planned to kidnap Alexandria and Kyliyah.

Adam Mayes’ mother Mary is charged with four counts of Conspiracy To Commit Especially Aggravated Kidnapping.

The FBI added the suspect, Adam Mayes, to its list of 10 most wanted fugitives and added $100,000 to the reward fund offered for a break in the case. Mayes has been charged with killing Jo Ann Bain and her eldest daughter, Adrienne, in late April, but authorities believe he is still holding Bain’s younger daughters, 12-year-old Alexandria and 8-year-old Kyliyah.

“From an investigative standpoint, we keenly and firmly believe that Adam Mayes is out here somewhere with these two young children,” said Mark Gwyn, director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. “And it’s going to be up to the public to help us if we’re to bring these children back home and place him in custody where he needs to be.”

As stated at Blink on Crime, “Adam Mayes believes Alexandria and Kyliyah are HIS DAUGHTERS and they were set to move to Arizona.” This can explain why only the mother and eldest daughter were killed and the two youngest are still believed to be alive as per the FBI.

Mayes’ mother-in-law told The Associated Press that Mayes thought he might be the girls’ father and it caused trouble in the marriage to her daughter, who’s jailed in the case.

Affidavit Against Adam & Teresa Mayes.

VIDEO interview below with the sister of Tersa Bain, Bobbi Booth, who spoke to CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Tuesday about Adam Mayes and his relationship with her sister, who she said has mental health problems.

“I’ve known Adam for at least 25 years, and he’s always been weird and unusual … but I never dreamed he would do something like this,” she said.

She described him as aggressive and not trustworthy. He beat and threatened to kill her sister, said Booth, who pleaded with him to “do the right thing.”

VIDEO of FBI Press Conference.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is requesting that anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Adam Mayes, Alexandria Bain and Kyliyah Bain call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.

Coming Soon to America … Joran Van der Sloot’s Extradition to the United States on Extortion Charges … Justice for Natalee Holloway

Not only is extradition inevitable, so is justice … Joran Van der Sloot upset over the prospects of finally facing justice in the United States.

It would seem that it will not be too much longer before Joran van der Sloot will be coming to America. According to Van der Sloot’s Peruvian attorney  Maximo Altez, the extradition of the “little sporter” to the United States on wire fraud and extortion charges could be occurring later this summer. Joran Van der Sloot is being charged in Alabama with extortion and wire fraud.

The extradition of Joran van der Sloot to the U.S. on charges of wire fraud and extortion in connection with the death of Natalee Holloway will likely take place this summer, his lawyer told ABC News today.

“The power of the United States will assure that Joran has to face a U.S. judge and I think the extradition will happen probably in two or three months,” Maximo Altez  said in an exclusive interview with ABC News.

Altez spoke to ABC News after van der Sloot appeared in a jailhouse courtroom at Piedras Gordas prison, about two hours north of Lima.

The irony of  Joran’s defense attorney argument against extradition is that Van der Sloot could not receive a fair trial in the United States. Hmm, much like the fair investigation and justice that Natalee Holloway and the Holloway family received in Aruba? As per attorney Altez, Joran Van der Sloot is “very upset” with the prospects of being extradited to the US. Image that, most people are upset when they know the gig is up.

Altz spoke with ABC News after the court appearance and said van der Sloot was “very upset with the prospect of being extradited to the U.S. I haven’t seen Joran so down, so depressed since I took on his defense almost two years ago.”

Why such a sad face Joran? You were so quick to come to America to spew your lies on American TV over and over again? However, this time you do not want an all expense paid trip courtesy of the United States justice system? Do you know what that sound is Joran? It is the sound of inevitability and the walls of justice closing in on you … Justice for Natalee.

Police Arrest 65 Year Old Mother Mary Frances Mayes & Ex-wife Teresa Ann Mayes of Kidnapping Suspect Adam Mayes

OK, this case just got really bizarre …

The 65 year old mother, Mary Frances Mayes, and the ex-wife, Teresa Ann Mayes, of kidnapping suspect Adam Mayes have been arrested for the charges of committing especially aggravated kidnapping. The missing persons case of 12 year old Alexandria Bain and 8 year Kyliyah Bain continues, however, since the Bain family originally went missing, 31 year old mother Jo Ann Bain and her oldest daughter, 14 year old  Adrienne Bain have been found dead in the back yard of kidnapping suspect Adam Mayes. Convictions on these charges carry possible sentences of 15 to 60 years in prison under Tennessee law. Bond has been set at $500,000 for Teresa Mayes, while Mary Frances Mayes’ bond was set at $300,000,

 Mary Frances Mayes

Teresa Ann Mayes

Police in Tennessee have arrested the ex-wife and mother of Adam Mayes, the man suspected of kidnapping Jo Ann Bain and her three daughters, state authorities said Tuesday.

The mother, 65-year-old Mary Frances Mayes, and the ex-wife, Teresa Ann Mayes, 30, were arrested Monday, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI). Teresa Mayes has been charged with four counts of especially aggravated kidnapping, while Mary Frances Mayes has been charged with four counts of conspiracy to commit especially aggravated kidnapping.

They appeared before a judge Tuesday morning and were being held in the Hardeman County Jail, Deputy court clerk Pat Kirk said.

According to an arrest warrant, Teresa Mayes admitted driving a vehicle containing Jo Ann Bain and her three daughters from Hardeman County to Union County, Mississippi. Bain and her oldest daughter, Adrienne, suffered “serious bodily injury as a result of their removal or confinement,” according to the warrant.

The man hunt continues for suspected kidnapper Adam Mayes in the abduction of 12-year old Alexandra Bain and 8 year old Kyliyah.

Confirmed Dead … The Bodies Found at Residence of Adam Mayes were that of Tennessee Mom Jo Anne Bain and Oldest Daughter Adrienne Bain … Alexandria, 12, and Kyliyah, 8 Still Missing … Suspect Mayes May be Using Alias Christopher Zachery Wylde or Paco Rodrigass

The FBI has confirmed what many of us had suspected once the bodies of two individuals were found at the residence of suspected kidnapper Adam Mayes. Authorities have confirmed that the bodies discovered behind a home in Union County Mississippi were that of missing 31 year old mother Jo Ann Bain and her oldest daughter, 14 year old  Adrienne Bain. This would make some sense if the suspect Mayes is a child predator, killing off the older hostages.  The FBI did not say the cause of murder.

The bodies of a Tennessee mother and her oldest daughter were found behind an alleged kidnapper’s house in north Mississippi, the FBI said Monday, and authorities believe the woman’s two other daughters are still with the man accused in their abduction.

Jo Ann Bain and her three daughters disappeared April 27 as the family was packing to move to Arizona. The bodies of Bain and her 14-year-old daughter, Adrienne Bain, were found behind Adam Mayes’ house near Guntown, a rural area police have been searching.

The bodies were discovered late last week and positively identified. The FBI did not say how the two died.

The FBI said it believed the other daughters — 12-year-old Alexandria and 8-year-old Kyliyah — were still with Mayes. The agency did not say in a news release why it thought that, and FBI spokesman Joel Siskovic said no further details were available on the bodies or the search for Mayes and the girls.

11 Alive: Wanted billboard on I-85 in Atlanta, GA


The FBI believe that the other two daughters, 12-year old Alexandria and 8 year old Kyliyah, are still alive and with alleged kidnapper and murderer 35 year old Adam Mayes. The FBI and authorities are now conducting a massive manhunt for the supposed long time family friend in efforts to find the two remaining sisters.

FBI agents in green camouflage, carrying high-powered rifles joined K-9 units and SWAT teams in a search of the woods and back roads of north Mississippi near Mayes’ home.

State troopers stopped vehicles and looked in trunks Monday, and FBI agents searched the yard of a home in rural Union County, seeking clues.

For more updates, opinions, analysis and to provide your own, go to Scared Monkeys Missing Persons Forum.

Were the Bodies Found that of missing mother Jo Anne Bain ‘found alongside one of her children’… but where are the other two daughters???

Speculation and rumors are abound as to the identities of the two bodies found at one of the residences of kidnapping suspect Adam Christopher Mayes. The Daily Mail reports,were the bodies found that of missing mom and one of the daughters? if so, where are the other two? The search continues for missing Jo Anne Bain  and her three daughters.

A desperate hunt for a mother and her three children missing since last month has led to a grim discovery, as two bodies were found buried at a Mississippi home.

The bodies have not yet been positively identified, but police indicated on Sunday that they believe one to be Tennessee mom Jo Anne Bain, 31, who disappeared along with her daughters, Adrienne, 14, Alexandria, 12, and Kyliyah, 8.

MyFoxDFW reported that the remains were found Friday at a home linked to the prime suspect in the family’s disappearance, Adam Christopher Mayes.

There are some reports that the authorities already know the identification of the two bodies found but are with holding the information, yet there are other stating that autopsies need to be completed.However, the link to the web age of the media story is no longer available.

The sheriff adds that law enforcement knows the identities on the bodies but cannot release that information yet.

Edwards says a command post is being set up at the Alpine Volunteer Fire Department as the investigation proceeds.

UPDATE I: This cannot be good, from the Missing Persons forums of Scared Monkeys comes the following, “Adrienne Bain (oldest daughter) has been removed from the poster at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.  I think we all know what that probably means.”

57 Year Old 20th Century Fox Studio Exec Gavin Smith Missing Since 5/1/2012 in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties California

57 year old Gavin Smith, a 20th Century Fox studio executive has been missing since Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Smith was last seen between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday leaving a friend’s house in Oak Park, CA. Gavin Smith’s wife reported him missing on Wednesday. He was supposed to pick up his son Wednesday morning and take him to school. He never showed. Gavin Smith is the father of three boys, including sophomore forward Evan Smith, who attends Southern Cal University. Presently, the LA County Sherriff’s Department says they do not suspect foul play.

A search is under way for a 20th Century Fox studio executive who went missing several days ago, and sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to find him.

Gavin Smith, 57, was last seen between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday leaving a friend’s house in Oak Park, along the southeastern border of Ventura and Los Angeles counties near Agoura Hills.

Smith was driving his black 2000 Mercedes-Benz 420E with storage racks on the roof, tinted windows and California license plate number 6EKT044. He has not been heard from since, and family members are concerned.

Description of Gavin Smith:

He is described as 6 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 210 pounds with green eyes, gray hair with blond streaks and a goatee. He has a 5-inch scar on his calf and a 4-inch scar on his inner right wrist. Authorities said he was last seen wearing purple pants and black and gray shoes.

If you have any information about Gavin Smith’s whereabouts, please contact detectives at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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Two Bodies Found in Search for Missing Tennessee Mom Jo Ann Bain Three Daughters (Adrienne Bain, Alexandria Bain & Kyliyah Bain) … Bodies Found in Guntown, MS at a Residence of Person of Interest Adam Christopher Mayes

The search for missing and abducted Tennessee mom Jo Ann Bain and her daughters, Adrienne Bain, Alexandria Bain and Kyliyah Bain, has had a new and disturbing set of circumstances. According to the police, two bodies were found in Mississippi during the continued search. However, they have yet to be identified. The two bodies were found in Guntown at a residence where Mayes was last seen. Federal search warrants were executed at the residence of person of interest Adam Christopher Mayes during the course of searching that location, two bodies were found.”

Two bodies were found today in Mississippi in the search for a missing Tennessee mother and her three daughters, which investigators said led them to issue an Amber Alert for the missing family.

When they announced the Ambert Alert, Mississippi police said only that new details led them believe Jo Ann Bain, 31, and her three daughters, Adrienne, 14; Alexandria, 12; and Kyliyah, 8; were abducted and could be in extreme danger.

Jo Ann Bain and her three daughters, Adrienne, 14; Alexandria, 12; and Kyliyah, 8, have been missing since April 27, 2012. They are believed to have been kidnapped and abducted.

WREG: Two Bodies Found In The Search For Missing Hardeman County Family. The finding of these bodies is what gave rise to the Amber Alert for the missing children. Also, the authorities consider Adam Christopher Mayes armed and dangerous which we can presume that the bodies found may have been killed by a gun or knife.


“We executed some federal search warrants at some residences he’s been known to stay at,” said FBI spokesperson, Joel Siskovic. “At that time, during the search, we did find two bodies at that location.”

The FBI is not saying whether or not those bodies belong to the missing Hardeman County family, only that they’ve sent them to the medical examiner’s office to be identified.

“It was based on finding those two bodies that initiated the Amber Alert with concern of extreme danger to the children,” said Siskovic.

It is worth noting that the mother, Jo Ann Bain, has been removed from the Amber Alert.

All the FBI would tell News Channel 3 is the house is located near Guntown, MS. However the house is believed to be on Highway 9 near Alpine, MS. U.S. Marshals were there investigating Saturday afternoon.

“A warrant for especially aggravated kidnapping has been issued. He is a wanted person,” said Siskovic. “He is believed to be armed and dangerous and we do not know where he has gone.”

UPDATE I: From WVTA, “Despite published reports, the bodies were not found in Guntown or any other part of Lee County, according to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green.” Although FBI spokespersons are saying just the opposite.

UPDATE II: FBI works to identify 2 dead in Tennessee.

For more updates, read others opinions and analysis and to provide your own, go to Scared Monkeys Missing Persons Forum: JO ANN (JODIE) BAIN AND THREE DAUGHTERS MISSING SINCE 4/27/2012.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation at (601) 987-1353 or 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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