Family and friends announced a vigil to pray for the safe return of a Granville County woman who has been missing since Sept. 4.

Source: WRAL

Kelly Morris, 28, was last seen the night of Sept. 3 by her husband, Scott Morris, and two children at her home at 3220 Tump Wilkins Road in Stem, according to the Granville County sheriff’s office.

The next day police found Morris’s burgundy 2005 Honda Accord keys, purse and cell phone in an undeveloped subdivision, shortly after firefighters responded to a fire at the home.

The vigil will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Creedmoor. Click here for a map

Investigators say there was no sign that Morris was in the home when it burned. At the time of the fire, Scott Morris was at work and their two children were at school, authorities said. The fire was ruled as arson.

The Granville County Sheriff confirmed Monday that Scott Morris is a person of interest in the disappearance of his wife. He has not made any public statements since his wife disappeared and has not returned repeated phone calls by WRAL.

When asked about Scott Morris, Kelly Morris’ family members on Tuesday would only say they are focused on “finding Kelly.”

Family members did say Scott Morris has not joined the hundreds of volunteers who have been searching for his wife.

Granville County sheriff’s investigators are asking anyone with information about the fire or Morris’ disappearance to contact them at 919-693-3213.

And below is the latest information about Kelly from the News and Observer

Search continues for missing Granville woman

Granville County sheriff’s deputies are continuing a nearly round-the-clock search that started two weeks ago for a woman who was reported missing hours after her home in Stem burned to the ground.

The woman’s husband is “a person of interest” in the case, Granville Sheriff David Smith said.

Investigators with the State Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms searched Kelly Currin Morris’ burned home and determined that the fire was intentionally set, Smith said.

Meanwhile, sheriff’s deputies and a host of volunteers have searched the southern end of Granville County since Morris, a 28-year-old married mother of two young daughters, was reported missing.

“We have conducted aerial searches, water searches, searches on horseback and with dogs,” Smith said.

Authorities have also issued a statewide alert for the missing woman, while “a world of volunteers” have plastered fliers with the missing woman’s photo throughout the county.

Her husband, William Scott Morris, 34, was the last person to see her alive, Smith said.

“She was allegedly going to find a pet dog that had got outside we think,” he said. Smith said the pet Chihuahua returned but there has been no sign of Kelly Morris.

Sheriff’s deputies found Kelly Morris’ car less than a mile from her home in a new housing development, Smith said.

On Sept. 4, about 11:15 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire at the Morris home at 3220 Tump Wilkins Road. The couple’s two daughters, ages 8 and 5, were in school when the fire broke out. William Morris told investigators he was at work.

Later that afternoon, Kelly Morris was reported missing after authorities and family members tried to reach her at Nationwide Insurance’s home office in Raleigh, where she had started working less than a month ago. She worked a second job as site manager for the Morning Glory Apartments complex in Butner.

The couple did not have a history of domestic violence, nor were there any other signs of marital discord before Kelly Morris was reported missing, Smith said.

Anyone with information about Kelly Morris’ whereabouts is urged to call the Granville County Sheriff’s Office at (919) 693-3213.

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