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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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‘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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Social Services investigated Parsons household twice

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

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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By Mark Wineka mark.wineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A’yanna and Erica were their names. Two little girls. Two innocent victims ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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