Buried

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.


Episode 15: The Black World
Jul 9 • 63 min
On Thursday, Feb. 21, 1991, a Quinlan police officer arrested Carey Mae Parker on a warrant for traffic offenses. Here’s what happened next.
Preview: Episode 15
Jun 20 • 2 min
Highlights from the next episode of Buried, in which we hear from people working in the criminal justice system when Carey Mae Parker disappeared.
Update: Texas State Highway Search
May 31 • 20 min
In the latest search for Carey Mae Parker, sheriff’s deputies use ground-penetrating radar and cadaver dogs to scan properties in northeast Texas.
Radio: KETR News Spot 04 - May 24, 2019
May 24 • 1 min
Sheriffs deputies monitored volunteers conducting searches Thursday May 23rd, 2019 at a former residence of missing woman Carey Mae Parker’s ex-boyfriend.
Update: We’re Working On A Fix
May 9 • 3 min
We’re working on a solution to problems accessing Buried on certain podcast apps. In the meantime, every episode is available at KETR.org/Buried.
Episode 14: The Constable
Mar 21 • 32 min
The constable Carey Mae Parker ‘s father says he contacted in 1991 had enemies within local law enforcement and the courts.
Bonus: Billy Givens Extended Interview
Feb 21 • 56 min
An inmate in a Texas prison looks back on an alarming conversation he had with Carey Mae Parker ‘s ex-boyfriend Cody.
Radio: KETR News Spot 03 - Feb. 21, 2019
Feb 21 • 1 min
Dogs trained to detect human remains have resumed searches near the former home of a woman missing since 1991, a law enforcement official said Monday.
Episode 13: No Body, No Crime
Feb 15 • 35 min
An inmate in a Texas prison can’t shake some of the things Carey Mae Parker ‘s ex-boyfriend Cody said while on the run in Oklahoma.
Update: Waco Bay Estate Search
Jan 24 • 20 min
Canine units from across the country descend on Lake Tawakoni’s Waco Bay Estate subdivision in the first search of its kind for Carey Mae Parker .
Radio: KETR News Spot 02 - Jan. 22, 2019
Jan 22 • 3 min
Authorities in northeast Texas launched a day-long search Saturday of properties once connected to a woman who vanished nearly three decades ago.
The Buried Lede: Three Days On The Road
Dec 27, 2018 • 38 min
Brittany Gryder joins Buried creators George Hale and Jerrod Knight to discuss three days of reporting on Carey Mae Parker’s disappearance.
Episode 12: The Cody Call
Dec 21, 2018 • 37 min
The ex-boyfriend of Carey Mae Parker on their tumultuous relationship, new insights into an infamous party and a theory that Carey is alive.
Bonus: Jeff Haines Extended Interview
Dec 6, 2018 • 55 min
The detective in charge of investigating Carey Mae Parker ‘s disappearance offers his perspective on the cold case he took over in 2013.
Episode 11: Misdirection
Nov 29, 2018 • 40 min
In July 2017, KETR approached the Hunt Co. Sheriff’s Office to discuss Carey Mae Parker ‘s disappearance. It didn’t go well.
Episode 10: A Hunt For Skulls
Nov 1, 2018 • 74 min
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.
Radio: KETR News Spot 01 - Oct. 11, 2018
Oct 11, 2018 • 2 min
Missing people can’t advocate for themselves. So, a new group in northeast Texas is aiming to become their voice.
The Buried Lede: Tales from Waco Bay Estate
Sep 27, 2018 • 33 min
Carinne Manning joins Buried creators George Hale and Jerrod Knight to discuss the connections between Carey Mae Parker’s neighborhood and a teenage girl who went missing from Hunt County in May 2001.
Bonus: Louise Kinslow Extended Interview
Sep 20, 2018 • 59 min
The mother of Sarah Elizabeth Kinslow describes the weeks following her daughter’s disapperance and the impact it had on her family.
Episode 09: The Kinslow Girl
Sep 13, 2018 • 45 min
Carey Mae Parker isn’t the only missing person with ties to Lake Tawakoni.
Episode 08: In The Woods
Aug 23, 2018 • 51 min
Carey Mae Parker ‘s son reveals that Carey’s father Howard admitted to killing someone decades earlier in a foreign country.
Episode 07: A Well Under A Shed
Aug 9, 2018 • 32 min
A Hunt County detective identifies a person of interest in Carey Mae Parker ‘s disappearance: Her dad.
The Buried Lede: Let’s Talk About The Party
Jul 26, 2018 • 40 min
Emma Anderson joins Buried creators George Hale and Jerrod Knight to discuss the past year’s reporting on a party in Hawk Cove, TX.
Episode 06: A Visit To Tishomingo, Oklahoma
Jul 19, 2018 • 36 min
In his first interview with the detective investigating Carey Mae Parker ‘s disappearance, Cody recounts his version of the party in Hawk Cove.
Preview: Episode 06
Jul 12, 2018 • 3 min
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.
Bonus: Janice Hight Extended Interview
Jun 28, 2018 • 36 min
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.
Episode 05: Every Single Drop
Jun 21, 2018 • 54 min
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.
Preview: Episode 05
Jun 14, 2018 • 2 min
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.
Episode 04: A Party And A Fight
Jun 7, 2018 • 36 min
Years after Carey Mae Parker went missing, her family started hearing rumors about a party. And a fight.
Preview: Episode 04
May 31, 2018 • 2 min
Highlights from the next episode of Buried, in which relatives explore rumors that Carey Mae Parker attended a party shortly before she disappeared.
The Buried Lede: There’s So Much More Coming
May 24, 2018 • 39 min
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.
Episode 03: Drama
Nov 30, 2017 • 41 min
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.
Episode 02: Nineteen Years And Counting
Oct 31, 2017 • 46 min
After two years without help from the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office, Carey Mae Parker ‘s family launches its own investigation.
Episode 01: Incident 940808
Oct 10, 2017 • 41 min
The family of a young Texas woman who went missing in 1991 makes a shocking discovery: For 19 years, law enforcement didn’t investigate.
Preview: Missing In Northeast Texas
Sep 15, 2017 • 2 min
In early 1991, a young woman named Carey Mae Parker went missing from northeast Texas. And there’s something unusual about Carey’s case.