Such Terribly Sad News for Walker Hayes and his Wife

losing their seventh child

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Sad news for Walker Hayes and his wife Laney, who shared with fans that they lost their seventh child born an died June 6.

A statement posted to social media reads:

“It is with great sadness that Laney and I share with you the news that our sweet Oakleigh Klover Hayes was born this morning at the hospital and now is safely in heaven. Thank you for honoring our privacy as we grieve.”

No further information was released.

Hayes was due to perform at Wednesday's CMT Music Awards, but didn't — he has canceled immediate upcoming appearances to be with his family.

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