Producer Bandplay’s parents passed away in a tragic double homicide in Columbia, TN this week. Authorities discovered the bodies of 56-year-old Christopher Gaines and 51-year-old Katrina Gaines at their home on Monday morning after they were “brutally” stabbed. It appears, their 27-year son, Demondra Gaines is a person of interest in this crime.

According to Columbia Herald, During a public press conference, Captain Jeremy Haywood said, “The Columbia Police Department is aggressively investigating the tragic double-homicide,” Haywood further said the investigators on the case worked day and night to uncover the evidence pointing to the killer.

“Evidence recovered from this crime scene proves the death of Christopher and Katrina Gaines to be the result of a brutal stabbing attack on the couple and that their 27-year-old son, Demondra Gaines, is responsible for this attack upon these two individuals.”

Cops have yet to disclose a motive for this horrifying crime. They revealed that two children, aged 2 and 3, were at the home at the time of the murder. Both children were unharmed and they are back in the care of their parents. However, Haywood did not reveal the relationship the children had with the victims or the suspect.


Demondra was initially described as a person of interest in the case. He’s now facing two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault resulting in death. Gaines also faces a charge for the theft of a motor vehicle. Haywood said that Gaines left the scene in a black 2018 Nissan Altima which belonged to his mother. At the time of the briefing Haywood said,

“Demondra Gains should be considered armed and dangerous and members of the public are encouraged not to individually approach Mr. Gaines if they see him,”

On Tuesday night, police said he was arrested and taken into custody without incident. Police said they found Gaines at a motel with the stolen Nissan Altima. This is a developing story, stay tuned to Thirsty for future updates.

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Shubham Banerjee

Shubham Banerjee is a computer science student with a passion for technology, gadgets and coding. He writes for Thirsty for News, sharing his love for information and learning. In his free time, he enjoys photography, music, and football. Though, he is a fan of Barcelona, but he is disappointed with their recent performance.

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