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Missing woman's family seeks custody of girl

Kelly Morris disappeared from her Granville County home on Sept. 3, and her family has filed for emergency custody of her youngest child, Haley.

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DURHAM, N.C. — The disappearance of a Granville County woman has turned into a custody battle.

Kelly Morris, 28, disappeared from her Stem home on Sept. 3, and her family has filed for emergency custody of her youngest child, Haley. The 5-year-old lives with Morris' husband, Scott Morris, who authorities have called a person of interest in his wife's disappearance.

Scott Morris didn't appear in court Monday for a short hearing in the custody case.

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