UPDATE: Sadly, a body police found floating in the lake is that of Vatsla Watkins missing in March. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends and those who knew her. The Blogging community will miss her art and work too. RIP
A popular Charlotte, North Carolina Mom blogger is missing.
Police recently found the abandoned 2004 Mercedes-Benz belonging to 39-year old Vatsla Watkins, a mom of two who runs a popular blog, Fashion Behind the Seams and its accompanying Instagram page where she shares images of her originals and recreations that she and her daughter model.
Vatsla was last seen on March 18 and her family reported her missing around 1pm on March 19, according to WCNC.
Her car was found near a marina on Lake Wylie. She is also the wife of former Mecklenburg County GOP chair Curtis Watkins.
Watkins is not only a mother to two young children, but an adored Charlotte fashion designer.
Her how-to videos and fashion blog, Fashion Behind the Seams, are followed by thousands. Watkins often posted happy pictures of her and family, including many of her and her daughter in handmade matching outfits.
Officials have not revealed a lot of information or announced if they suspected foul play but were canvassing the area and marina.
Anyone who has seen Watkins or knows anything about here whereabouts should call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.