Adam Mayes

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Rescued Girl to Sister: 'Now We Can Go Home'

Police recall details of kidnapper Adam Mayes' death

(Newser) - As the details emerge about how police finally tracked down kidnapper and killer Adam Mayes in the woods of Mississippi, the AP picks up on a heart-wrenching detail: After Mayes fatally shot himself as officers approached, 12-year-old Alexandria Bain turned to her 8-year-old sister, Kyliyah, and said, "Now we... More »

Kidnapping Suspect Adam Mayes Dead

Alexandria, Kyliyah Bain are safe

(Newser) - Adam Mayes, the fugitive accused of kidnapping two girls after killing their mother and sister, shot himself last night after police tracked him down in the Mississippi woods. Acting on a tip, officers searched the densely wooded area west of his home and spotted Alexandria Bain, 12, behind a church.... More »

Kidnapping Suspect Thinks Girls Are His Kids

Mother-in-law: Belief was causing trouble between Adam Mayes, wife

(Newser) - Adam Mayes' thinks the two girls he allegedly snatched are his biological children, his mother-in-law tells the AP . And that conviction was apparently causing friction between Mayes and his wife, Teresa —both of whom have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the murder of the girls' mother... More »

Kidnapping Suspect Lands on FBI 10 Most Wanted List

Adam Mayes is charged with first-degree murder

(Newser) - The noose is tightening around Adam Mayes, the man believed to be on the run with two girls he is suspected of kidnapping last month. The FBI today pushed him to the top of its 10 Most Wanted list, reports ABC News , filling in the spot vacated when James "... More »

Cops Arrest Wife, Mother of Kidnapping Suspect

Manhunt continues for Adam Mayes, two teenage girls

(Newser) - The net widened today in the case of a Mississippi man suspected of killing a Tennessee woman and her teenage daughter and fleeing with her two younger girls as authorities charged his wife and mother in connection with the abduction. As an intense manhunt for Adam Mayes and the two... More »

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