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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. 

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Carey Mae Parker's ex-boyfriend says the Hawk Cove party was near a store that once stood on this empty lot.
Brittany Gryder

In his first interview with the detective investigating Carey Mae Parker's disappearance, Cody recounts his version of the party in Hawk Cove. 

Carey Mae Parker attended a party near this intersection in Hawk Cove, TX.
Brittany Gryder

Highlights from the next episode of Buried, in which Carey Mae Parker's ex-boyfriend faces questions from the Hunt Co. Sheriff's Office for the first time. 

A view of the Hunt Co. Sheriff's Office in Greenville, TX.
Brittany Gryder

Cody's ex-girlfriend Janice digs into rumors about Carey Mae Parker's car and a disturbing letter she received from a man in prison. 

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

It's been over two decades since Cody's ex-girlfriend Carey Mae Parker disappeared. But even after all these years, Carey is very much on Cody's mind. 

A sign points toward the Lake Tawakoni-area town of Hawk Cove, TX.
Brittany Gryder

Highlights from the next episode of Buried, in which Cody's ex-girlfriend shares what he told her about the last time he saw Carey Mae Parker

A sign at the entrance of Hawk Cove, TX.
Brittany Gryder

Years after Carey Mae Parker went missing, her family started hearing rumors about a party. And a fight.

A sign points toward the Lake Tawakoni town of Hawk Cove, TX.
Brittany Gryder

Highlights from the next episode of Buried, in which Glenn, Patricia and Brian explore rumors that Carey Mae Parker attended a party in an area of Lake Tawakoni called Hawk Cove shortly before she disappeared. 

Quinlan's City Hall on Main Street.
Brittany Gryder

Introducing The Buried Lede: A conversation with George Hale and Jerrod Knight about how the Buried project is coming together; its successes and hurdles, and where the podcast is headed next.

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. 

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. 

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. 

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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. There’s something unusual about Carey’s case.