Bolivar, MSTeresa Mayes’s statement to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations (TBI) was read in court on Monday.  In it, she reveals that her husband of 11 years, Adam Mayes (pictured), had plotted the kidnapping of Alexandria and Kyliyah Bain as well as the murder of their remaining family for a year before acting on his plan.

She claimed that Adam Mayes was in love with 12-year-old Alexandria and that he planned to move to Mexico with the two girls, where he and Alexandria would raise Kyliyah, 8, as their daughter.

Teresa Mayes is facing two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of especially aggravated kidnapping for her involvement in the plan.  Adam Mayes’s mother, Mary Frances Mayes, is being charged with especially aggravated kidnapping for hers.

Much to my surprise, this story doesn’t seem to have been covered here on DD, so I’ll attempt to bring you up to speed with a chronological retelling of the story.

At some point, Adam Mayes fell in love with the middle daughter of family friends Gary and Jo Ann Bain. …


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