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Buried

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Carey Mae Parker has been missing from northeast Texas since 1991. People go missing every day, but there’s something unusual about Carey’s case. After two decades without answers, family members made a shocking discovery: Police never launched an investigation. We spent a year searching for clues about Carey’s disappearance. And about the people who let it happen.

Duck Cove in Lake Tawakoni's Waco Bay.
Brittany Gryder

Brandy and Brian remember what they can about their mother, Carey Mae Parker, and how her disappearance shaped their childhoods and the adults they became. Brandy's father Leonard dies suddenly in Dallas, under circumstances that Carey's younger sister Patricia views as suspicious. 

Night shot of property along state highway 276 in Quinlan, TX.
Brittany Gryder

After two years without help from the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office, Carey Mae Parker’s family launches its own investigation. Patricia tracks down the mysterious hitchhiker who told Glenn she knew what happened to Carey.  

A view of the E-Z Mart in Quinlan, TX, in 2017.
Brittany Gryder

The family of a young Texas woman who went missing in 1991 makes a shocking discovery: For 19 years, law enforcement didn't investigate. In the first episode of Buried, Carey Mae Parker’s family tries to find out what happened.

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Sep 15, 2017
A car drives across the Quinlan, TX, city limits.
Brittany Gryder

In early 1991, a young woman named Carey Mae Parker went missing from the Lake Tawakoni area of northeast Texas. Her disappearance devastated a family and still hasn’t been solved. But there’s something unusual about Carey’s case.