“A study in scarlet, eh? Why shouldn't we use a little art jargon? There's the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it.” - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Grant Hayes has been charged with first-degree murder and is on trial in Raleigh, NC for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Laura Ackerson, in July 2011. Her body was found dismembered in a creek south of Houston. His wife, Amanda Hayes, will be tried in January 2014 for the charge of first-degree murder.