James Packer's ex-wife Erica reveals she suffered a secret miscarriage weeks ...

James Packer's ex-wife Erica reveals she suffered a secret miscarriage weeks before they separated - and recalls the tragic moment she buried the infant in her late mother's grave

By Monique Friedlander For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 00:05 BST, 2 May 2021 | Updated: 00:05 BST, 2 May 2021

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James Packer's ex-wife Erica Packer has revealed she suffered a secret miscarriage eight years ago. 

Erica, 43, was due to welcome a son with the billionaire businessman in August 2018, but tragically lost the child halfway through her pregnancy.    

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The model named her son Laramie (meaning 'tears of love') and, after he was born, buried his tiny body inside her late mother Sheelah's grave. 

Erica's private heartbreak: James Packer's ex-wife Erica, 43, has revealed she miscarried their fourth child, a boy named Laramie, just weeks before their split in 2018. Pictured: James and Erica in 2005

Erica's private heartbreak: James Packer's ex-wife Erica, 43, has revealed she miscarried their fourth child, a boy named Laramie, just weeks before their split in 2018. Pictured: James and Erica in 2005 

'After I gave birth I travelled with him up to Gunnedah. I put him in my mum's grave — at her feet,' she told Vogue Australia this month. 

'That was probably the saddest moment of my life but I like to think of him with her now.'

Erica’s mother Sheelah tragically died from breast cancer in 2011.  

Tragic: 'After I gave birth I travelled with him up to Gunnedah. I put him in my mum's grave — at her feet,' she told Vogue Australia this month

Tragic: 'After I gave birth I travelled with him up to Gunnedah. I put him in my mum's grave — at her feet,' she told Vogue Australia this month 

Just weeks after Laramie's death, James and Erica ended their rocky six-year marriage. 

Laramie is survived by Erica and James' three children, daughters Indigo, 12, and

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