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Mom, daughter found dead; 2 sisters still missing

3 years ago May 08, 2012 May 8, 2012 Tuesday, May 08 2012 Tuesday, May 08, 2012 5:55:29 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press

GUNTOWN, Miss. - The search for two Tennessee girls is intensifying after their mother and older sister were found dead at their alleged kidnapper's house in north Mississippi.

The FBI says the bodies of Jo Ann Bain and her 14-year-old daughter, Adrienne Bain, were found behind Adam Mayes' house near Guntown. The FBI says agents believe Bain's 12- and 8-year-old daughters are still with Mayes.

Bain and her three daughters disappeared April 27 as the family was packing to move to Arizona. Mayes was with them helping the family when they vanished.

FBI agents with rifles joined K-9 units and SWAT teams looking for Mayes in the woods and back roads near Guntown.

Mayes was last seen a week ago in Guntown, about 80 miles south of the Bain family's home in Whiteville, Tenn.

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