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Erica Parsons’ adoptive dad to serve minimum of 33 years for murder, abuse, obstruction

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Sandy Parsons, the adoptive father of Erica Lynn Parsons, will serve a minimum of 33 years in prison for ... Read more

11 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Erica Parsons’ adoptive father pleads guilty to murder, sentenced

Editor’s note: For the Post’s full story on the plea and sentencing, read “Erica Parsons’ adoptive dad to serve minimum of 33 years for murder, ... Read more

11 months ago by Staff Report.

Erica Parsons’ adoptive father headed to court Dec. 17

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Sandy Parsons, the adoptive father of Erica Parsons, will appear in court Dec. 17, Rowan District Attorney Brandy Cook ... Read more

11 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Attorneys set murder trial for Erica Parsons’ adoptive father, Sandy

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com In a brief Thursday morning hearing, attorneys set a murder trial date for Sandy Parsons, the adoptive father of Erica Lynn ... Read more

1 year ago by Shavonne Potts.

‘Failed her horribly’: Plea puts Casey Parsons in prison for life in death of adopted daughter

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After a nearly two-hour hearing and an account of the horrendous treatment of Erica Lynn Parsons on Friday, her ... Read more

1 year ago by Shavonne Potts.

Casey Parsons pleads guilty to first-degree murder

Casey Parsons, who adopted Erica Parsons, pleaded guilty in Rowan Superior Court today to first-degree murder in the death of Erica. She will spend the ... Read more

1 year ago by Shavonne Potts.

A look back: Erica Parsons reported missing six years ago

SALISBURY — Six years ago this week, Jamie Parsons told authorities he had not seen his adopted sister, 13-year-old Erica Lynn Parsons, in almost two ... Read more

1 year ago by Shavonne Potts.

Local group to honor Erica Parsons on her birthday, create proclamation

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com A local group who has followed the twists and turns of the case involving missing teen Erica Lynn Parsons and the ... Read more

2 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rowan DA to seek death penalty in Casey Parsons murder case

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County District Attorney Brandy Cook will seek the death penalty for Casey Parsons in the murder of her ... Read more

3 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rowan DA to seek death penalty for Sandy Parsons in murder of his adoptive daughter

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County District Attorney Brandy Cook will seek the death penalty for Sandy Parsons on charges of murdering his adopted daughter, ... Read more

3 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Sandy Parsons makes his first appearance in court on charges of murdering his adoptive daughter

SALISBURY — Sandy Parsons, who nearly two years ago led Rowan County investigators to a shallow grave where the skeletal remains of his daughter were ... Read more

3 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Casey Parsons has first court appearance on murder charges; Sandy Parsons returned to Rowan

SALISBURY — Clad in a khaki Rowan County-issued jail jumpsuit, handcuffs and shackles, Casey Parsons was escorted before a Superior Court judge Wednesday evening for a first ... Read more

3 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Erica Parsons’ adoptive mother Casey brought to Rowan County to face murder charges

  SALISBURY — Casey Parsons was brought to the Rowan County jail Tuesday afternoon to face first-degree murder, abuse and obstruction charges in the death of ... Read more

3 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Social Services investigated Parsons household twice

SALISBURY — Social workers in Rowan County investigated possible abuse of Erica Parsons when the girl was 4 and again when she was 6 and in ... Read more

3 years ago by Elizabeth Cook.

Rowan County grand jury indicts Sandy and Casey Parsons on murder charges in death of adopted daughter (video)

By Shavonne Walker and Rebecca Rider news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The spirit of missing teenager Erica Parsons has lingered long in Rowan County as local law ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Report.

Press conference on Erica Parsons at 11

Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten will hold a press conference later today, 2-20-2018, at 11 a.m., in Courtroom 6, at the Rowan County Courthouse.  Sheriff Auten ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Report.

Sheriff’s Office reviewing Erica Parsons’ case to determine charges

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office has responded to the findings from the autopsy of Erica Parson’s remains. The results and other evidence will be reviewed, a press release says, ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Report.

Erica Parsons’ body showed signs of long-term physical violence, autopsy shows

SALISBURY — Bones will tell the story Erica Lynn Parsons’ killers thought they could silence. The Rowan County teenager, reported to have disappeared in 2011, ... Read more

3 years ago by Elizabeth Cook.

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3 years ago by Staff Report.

Erica Parsons laid to rest

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A mix of purple, pink and white flowers sit atop an all-white casket that is wheeled into just the ... Read more

4 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

The Salisbury Post’s Top 10 news stories of 2016

By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A’yanna and Erica were their names. Two little girls. Two innocent victims of tragedies that should never happen, things ... Read more

4 years ago by Mark Wineka.

Search warrant: Sandy Parsons admitted abuse of Erica Parsons

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Before leading investigators to the remains of Erica Lynn Parsons, her adoptive father admitted to abuse that one expert called “child ... Read more

4 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Benefit concert honors Erica Parsons and raises money to prevent child abuse

SALISBURY — A benefit concert was held at Tilley Harley-Davidson on Saturday to honor Erica Parsons and raise money for Prevent Child Abuse Rowan. Read more

4 years ago by Amanda Raymond.

Concert will remember Erica Parsons, benefit Prevent Child Abuse Rowan

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Carolyn Parsons, the biological mother of Erica Lynn Parsons, was saddened following the news the teen’s remains were found ... Read more

4 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Donor gives $5,000 for Erica Parsons memorial bench; donations still being accepted

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Thanks to a person’s generous donation, a memorial bench for Erica Lynn Parsons can be a reality. A Charlotte ... Read more

4 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Funds needed for Erica Parsons memorial; planning underway for service, burial

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Funeral plans continue to be arranged for Erica Lynn Parsons, whose skeletal remains were found over a week ago ... Read more

4 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Sheriff: Erica Parsons likely dead long before reported missing

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Erica Lynn Parsons’ skeletal remains were found in a shallow grave a week ago in a remote area of ... Read more

4 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rowan sheriff: No deal made with Sandy Parsons; Erica Parsons dead long before reported missing

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten said today authorities have made no deal with Sandy Parsons, the adoptive father who led ... Read more

4 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

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