Buried 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 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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Sgt. Jeff Haines of the Hunt Co. Sheriff's Office said searchers used cadaver dogs and ground penetrating radar on three adjacent properties as part of the investigation into Parker's 1991 disappearance from the area of Quinlan, TX. Haines declined to elaborate on any results of the day's efforts before notifying Parker's family about the searches. But the detective did confirm the search areas included properties that belonged in the past to the family of Cody Songer, a man Parker dated before going missing in 1991.

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