Who is Laura Sign?
Laura Sign is widely known as the wife of veteran TV newsman and former University of Alabama football player Christopher Sign who reportedly killed himself on Saturday morning, June 12. He was well-known for writing an expose on Bill Clinton. The book, titled ‘Secret on the Tarmac’, gives detail about a secret tarmac meeting between Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch in June 2016, which was published two years ago.
Sign met his wife Laura, an All-SEC volleyball, in college.
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How old is Laura Sign?
Laura Sign is believed to be in her late 30s.
Christopher Sign Wife
According to reports, Sign was married to Laura, an All-SEC volleyball player. The couple together shares three sons. It has been said the TV anchor, who was honored with an Emmy Award for breaking the story of the shooting of two Phoenix police officers in 2014, met Laura while in Alabama.
However, there is no information about when they got married or when they had their children.
Some reports said that Sign was a graduate of the University of Alabama, where he also played football. Sign’s wife, Laura, was also a University of Alabama alum. She played volleyball for the Crimson Tide and was named All-SEC during her tenure, according to AL.com.
Laura Sign Birmingham, Alabama
There isn’t much information available about how long the award-winning journalist and his wife have been together.
It’s thought that the couple was raising their family in Birmingham, Alabama. In 2014, Sign got an Emmy Award for breaking news for his coverage of the shootings of two Phoenix police officers.
In 2016, he earned an Edward Murrow Award for spot news for his coverage of the search for the “Baseline Killer” and “Serial Shooter” in Phoenix.
Sign broke the secret 2016 meeting between President Bill Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Secret on the Tarmac was published in 2019. The book details “the process, the questions of sabotage, the attempt at a coverup and the source who saw it all.”
Christopher Sign Children
The couple have three sons together. Sign’s network released a statement describing how family was “the most important thing” in his life. “To know Chris was to love Chris. His family was the single most important thing in his life which is why he ended up returning to ABC 33/40 four years ago,” it read.
The couple wanted to raise their three sons in Birmingham, according to Sign’s bio on ABC 33/40.
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How did Christopher Sign die?
Christopher Sign was a longtime television news anchor and former University of Alabama football player. He was found dead on June 12, 2021, at age 45.
Police were investigating Sign’s death as a suicide, according to AL.com. Sign leaves behind a wife and three sons.
As the news about his death broke, several people took to social media to pay him tribute and condolences to his family.
Death threats, code words, heightened security… but it was ‘suicide’ ? Men don’t go to this extent to protect their family only to put them at risk by them all alone. Nope. There needs to be a massive investigation into the death of #ChristopherSign pic.twitter.com/fANEPIIdQm
— ERIN CRUZ FOR CONGRESS (CA-36) (@RealErinCruz) June 14, 2021
A person tweeted, “The reporter who broke the story on the Loretta Lynch/Bill Clinton is now dead of an apparent suicide. He was 45 years old. Some things never change.” The second one said, “Wow. Can’t believe the news that @ChristopherSign passed away. RIP Chris! So so so sad.”
The third added: “R.I.P. My sincerest condolences to you, your station & his family.”
“Praying for all of you. Just seems uncharacteristic. #ChristopherSign #Bama #RollTide Rest In Peace with Jesus. God be with his children & wife.”