Mary Mayes pleads guilty to two counts of especially aggravated - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Mary Mayes pleads guilty to two counts of especially aggravated kidnapping

(WMC-TV) - The two women accused of helping a man kidnap two little girls and kill their sister and mother just reached plea agreements in court.

Teresa is the widow and Mary is the mother of Adam Mayes, who authorities say killed Jo Ann Bain and her 14-year-old daughter, Adrienne, before kidnapping Bain's two other girls, Alexandria, 12, and Kyliyah, 8, in May 2012.

Teresa pleaded guilty to two counts of second degree murder and two counts of especially aggravated kidnapping. Mary pleaded guilty to two counts of especially aggravated kidnapping.

Their pleas was made at a hearing in Bolivar that began at 9 a.m. Friday.

As a result of the plea agreements, Teresa was sentenced to a total of 35 years in prison. She will receive credit for the 460 days she has already spent behind bars. She will be taken to Tennessee Department of Correction.

Mary Mayes was sentenced to 13.5 years in prison for her role in the crimes.

According to investigators, Adam Mayes went on the run with the two young girls and took his own life when he was finally caught by Mississippi wildlife resource officers two weeks later. The two youngest girls were not injured.

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