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Patricia Gager

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

In February 1991, a Quinlan police officer arrested Carey Mae Parker on a warrant for traffic offenses. Here's what happened next. 

Carey Mae Parker once worked at a filter factory in Terrell, TX.
Brittany Gryder

Carey Mae Parker's brother and sister explore properties connected to some of the rumors about their sister's disappearance and the events that followed. 

Headlights illuminate gravestones at a cemetery north of Terrell, TX.
Brittany Gryder

Carey Mae Parker isn't the only missing person with ties to Lake Tawakoni. 


A road splits a dense patch of forest in the Waco Bay Estate near Lake Tawakoni.
Brittany Gryder

Carey Mae Parker's son reveals that Carey's father Howard admitted to killing someone decades earlier in a foreign country. 


A sign warns would-be trespassers in the Waco Bay Estate development near Lake Tawakoni.
Brittany Gryder

A Hunt County detective identifies a person of interest in Carey Mae Parker's disappearance: Her dad.


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. 


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 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.


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.