Jo Ann Jodi Bain: Mother and 3 daughters missing from Tennessee Found

UPDATE:  Alexandria and Kyliyah have been found safe.  Police attempted to take Mayes into custody, but he died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound.

UPDATE:  May 8, 2012 – Adam Mayes’ sister-in-law, Bobbi Booth, who lives outside Chattanooga, said she had information that she learned from her sister, Teresa Mayes about the murders of Jo Ann Bain and Adrienne Bain, 14.  Teresa Mayes is married to Adam and is currently being held in jail in Hardeman County on unknown charges.

“My sister told me things, yes,” Booth said to Action News 5.Booth said Teresa told her Jo Ann and Adrienne Bain were murdered by Mayes.

“She knew he dug the grave. That was my understanding of the conversation with her because I was yelling at her., because  I’m like ‘You what ?  You know.’ What she said was, ‘I saw him digging a hole,'” Bobbi told WAFB News
Teresa Mayes, Adam’s wife and Mary Francis, Adam’s mother is currently being held at the Hardeman County jail on charges of kidnapping the Bain family.


UPDATE:  May 7, 2012 – The two bodies have been identified as Jo Ann Bain and her eldest daughter, Adrienne.

The police are still searching for Mayes who they say may have changed his looks by cutting or coloring his hair.  They also suspect that he may be with Alexandria and Kyliyah and he may had cut and/or colored their hair, also.

Update:  Police have released information that they have located two bodies in a residence associated with the man charged with abducting Jo Ann Bain and her children, FBI spokesman Joel Siskovic said.

Adam Mayes

On Sunday, the Hardeman County Sheriff’s Department met with a family friend, Adam Christopher Mayes, 35 from Guntown, Mississippi for questioning regarding Jodi and her daughters disappearance.
It wasn’t till Tuesday before the authorities realized that Mayes had given them false information.  The same day, the police put out a warrant for his arrest for filing a false report, and are searching for his whereabouts.

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A mother and her three daughters are missing and police said they are searching for a man that they believe may be connected with their disappearance on Thursday.

Jo Ann “Jodi” Bain, her husband, Gary and their daughters, Adrienne, 14, Alexandria, 12, and Kyliyah, 8, were planning on moving to Arizona.  They were all packed up and ready to go first thing Saturday morning, but on Friday, April 27, Jo Ann and her daughters disappeared.  They were last seen driving away from their home in Whiteville, Tennessee, reports ABC News.

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