Raleigh man appealing conviction for ex-girlfriend's murder ( Laura Ackerson )

Raleigh, N.C. — A year after he went to trial for killing his ex-girlfriend, a Raleigh man is asking the North Carolina Court of Appeals to overturn his conviction, claiming evidence presented to jurors was irrelevant to the case and unfair.

Among the six issues outlined in the 171-page brief filed last week is that the jury shouldn't have heard from a psychologist who concluded that Grant Hayes wanted to "obliterate" Laura Ackerson and also that they shouldn't have heard about lyrics to a song he wrote called "Man Killer."

Read more at http://www.wral.com/raleigh-man-appealing-conviction-for-ex-girlfriend-s-murder/13951511/#jAggmuA2uR7ugItS.99

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