Fifth man charged in connection with 2013 death investigation

DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. — A fifth person has been arrested in connection with the 2013 death of a Decatur County man.

Mays, Christopher

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Christopher Ryan Mays, 37, was arrested Wednesday in connection with the death of John Wesley Conway.

The TBI says Conway, 28, of Decaturville, was found fatally shot in the 2200 block of Mount Lebanon Road in November 2013.

Mays was indicted Tuesday by a Decatur County grand jury on charges of criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery, especially aggravated robbery and felony murder.

The TBI says William Crawley, Mickey “Earl” Harris, Dustin “Dusty” Lovelace and Franklin Shane Rushing have also been charged in connection with Conway’s death.

Mays is currently held in the Decatur County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bond.

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