Update: Laura’s remains have been found and Grant Hayes, and his wife, Amanda have been arrested. Read here.
Laura Jean Ackerson, 27, was last seen July 13 in Wilson, North Carolina, by a business partner. Laura owns a graphic design business in Kinston, and co-owns Fork and Spoon Marketing, she also was a booking agent.
|Grant and Amanda Haze|
Laura has two children with Grant Hayes who is known by his stage name Grant Haze. Grant is a singer and songwriter. Laura and Grant never married. In April 2010, Grant married Amanda Perry. Laura and Grant are currently going through the courts to work out a custody agreement.
Laura was suppose to meet Grant in Wilson to pick up their children, a one year old and a three year old, but Laura never showed up.
The case was originally being handled by the Kinston Police, but has now been handed over to the Raleigh Police Dept., probably because Laura’s vehicle was found in Raleigh.
Laura’s 2006 white Ford Focus was located early Wednesday morning near the 5400 block of Summit Manor Lane in Raleigh.
Laura is 5’8″ tall, 135 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes.
If you have any information on her whereabouts please call 252- 939-3160.