A Bitter End: The Murder of Laura Ackerson Podcast
Podcast Episodes Shop the Brewery

A Bitter End: The Murder of Laura Ackerson

In Episode 69

27 year-old Laura Ackerson was last seen on July 13, 2011, after stopping by the home of her ex-partner Grant Hayes and his wife Amanda Hayes.  She was reported missing two days later when she failed to show up for work. On July 20, Ackerson’s Ford Focus was found abandoned near the 5400 block of Summer Manor Lane in Raleigh. Her dismembered remains were found in three separate locations near Richmond, Texas, about 30 miles southwest of Houston. The remains were found near Amanda Hayes’ sister’s home.
After a long and bitter custody battle over her two young children, Grant and Amanda Hayes plotted and carried out the cold-blooded murder of Laura.  It is believed that the couple wanted Laura out of the way so they could raise the two boys on their own.  Perhaps even more shocking than the murder itself was the horrific mutilation and disposal of Laura’s remains.  In court, Grant and Amanda would each plead their innocence, placing the blame on one another.
Join us for a discussion of a young woman, Laura Ackerson, who chose the wrong man and paid the ultimate price.
The beer review is The Event Horizon from Old Hickory Brewing Company.

1:33:18
Feb 28 2017
True Crime
1
0

Comments

Leave a Reply

4 Comments

  • (P.S. Dick, Uinta is pronounced “you-INN-tah”; just insert the “inn” syllable between the U and the tah in “Utah.” Another tough one here is Tooele, “too-ill-ah”.)

  • I’ve clicked on the title “A Husband’s Rage; the murder of Rachel O’Reilly,” and when I click the play button, Susan Smith’s case begins. This happened on another older episode that I’d hoped to listen to.
    Perhaps when you have time you could check it out and make sure the older titles are matched up with the correct content? I’d appreciate it, now that I’m finally a TIE-GRABBER, I want to watch every episode I’ve missed!

Subscribe Now

Join Team Tiegrabber and subscribe to our premium podcasts


You get access to our members-only True Crime Brewery Premium episodes and other members-only true crime content.


In appreciation, Jill will send you a thank you gift of your choice.

Pick from a True Crime Brewery beer snifter, a True Crime Brewery credit-card sized bottle opener, or a set of coasters!

True Crime Newsletter

Enjoying True Crime Brewery?


Then you’ll want to receive our quarterly true crime podcast newsletter.


The True Crime Brewery newsletter is just the thing to feed your true crime addiction. Packed with case updates, true crime show and book reviews, listener-contributed articles, craft beer news, meet up plans and contest announcements

Listen

You can listen to the True Crime Brewery podcast here on the site or on the podcast app of your choice