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Erica Parsons

Editorial: Who could have helped child?

The unearthing of Erica Parson’s remains from a shallow grave in South Carolina last week should trigger a review of how well Rowan County protects ... Read more

4 years ago by Post Opinion.

Adoptive father Sandy Parsons led investigators to Erica Parsons’ remains

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Erica Lynn Parsons, the Rowan County teen not seen here since 2011, was buried in a shallow grave in a ... Read more

4 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Editorial: Justice for Erica Parsons

Erica Parsons’ remains may finally tell us what Erica herself never could — that she was cruelly abused throughout her short life, abused and neglected ... Read more

4 years ago by Post Opinion.

Chesterfield Sheriff: An upset Sandy Parsons led investigators to Erica Parsons’ remains

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Sandy Parsons, the adoptive father of missing teen Erica Lynn Parsons, was visibly upset and crying after he led ... Read more

4 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rowan authorities: Skeletal remains determined to be Erica Parsons

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan authorities have confirmed Thursday the remains of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Lynn Parsons have been found. This new ... Read more

4 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Skeletal remains of Erica Parsons found

Erica Parsons’ remains have been found, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s office. In a news release Thursday night, the sheriff’s office announced that investigators from multiple agencies ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Report.

Where is Erica? Investigators still following leads

SALISBURY — Three years after Erica Parsons was reported missing, the search for the Rowan County teen continues. “We’ve faced many obstacles, but we will not stop ... Read more

4 years ago by Deirdre Smith.

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Sandy Parsons’ appeal for reduced sentence

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com VIRGINIA — Sandy Parsons, the adoptive father of missing Rowan County teen Erica Lynn Parsons, will remain in federal prison to ... Read more

4 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police: Erica Parsons’ biological father’s death believed to be natural causes

The biological father of Erica Parsons, who has been missing for more than four years, has died of what officials believe to be natural causes. Billy Dean ... Read more

5 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Bones found at Parsons’ old home not human

Word spread quickly Monday that bones had been found on property where Erica Parsons and her family used to live on Miller Chapel Road. Was this ... Read more

5 years ago by Rebecca Rider.

Biological father of Erica Parsons charged with trespassing

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com The biological father of missing teen Erica Parsons was charged Monday with trespassing at the hospital, where he’d been banned previously. ... Read more

5 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Casey Parsons moved to Texas prison, Erica Parsons candlelight vigil planned for August

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com Casey Parsons, the adoptive mother of Erica Lynn Parsons, a Rowan teen who hasn’t been seen since 2011, has reported to ... Read more

5 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Casey Parsons sentenced to 10 years, Sandy given 8 in federal prison

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com WINSTON-SALEM — Sandy and Casey Parsons will spend the next several years in federal prison after being sentenced Friday on fraud ... Read more

6 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Casey Parsons gets 10 years, Sandy, 8; judge says Erica Parsons no longer exists

  By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com WINSTON-SALEM — Sandy Parsons will serve eight years and Casey Parsons will serve 10 years in prison for fraud and ... Read more

6 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Erica Parsons: 17th Birthday would have been Tuesday

Throughout much of the day Tuesday, folks were wishing a happy birthday to a girl whom most have never met — Erica Lynn Parsons. The ... Read more

6 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Federal prosecutor believes missing teen Erica Parsons may be dead

A federal prosecutor in the Casey and Sandy Parsons sentencing hearing made a bold declaration in court, leading to the belief that the couple’s missing ... Read more

6 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Adoptive brother: Erica Parsons endured constant abuse

The adoptive brother of teenager Erica Lynn Parsons testified in federal court today that the missing Rowan County teenager endured constant physical abuse. Jamie Parsons testified ... Read more

6 years ago by Staff Report.

Parsons custody arrangements remain the same

The two youngest children of Casey and Sandy Parsons remain in their grandparents’ custody after a brief hearing Thursday morning in Rowan County Juvenile Court. The ... Read more

6 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Casey Parsons to be sentenced next week in federal court with husband Sandy

Though her sentencing was originally scheduled for today, a judge has granted a request for Casey Parsons, the adoptive mother of missing teen Erica Parsons, ... Read more

6 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Parsonses a no-show for custody hearing

Sandy and Casey Parsons, the adoptive parents of missing teen Erica Parsons, were a no-show for a Thursday custody hearing that would’ve likely determined if ... Read more

6 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Jurors find Sandy Parsons guilty of fraud

Jurors have found Sandy Parsons, the adoptive father of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons, guilty on nearly all the federal fraud charges he faced, ... Read more

6 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Casey Parsons takes stand in fraud trial

Sandy Parsons — the adoptive father of missing teen Erica Parsons —  took the stand in his own defense Friday during his trial on federal ... Read more

6 years ago by Staff Report.

Parsons to appear in court today on fraud charges

The adoptive father of missing teen Erica Lynn Parsons, will go before a jury today, not regarding the teen’s disappearance, but he’ll have to answer ... Read more

6 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Erica Parsons’ adoptive mother pleads guilty to fraud

GREENSBORO — The adoptive mother of missing teen Erica Parsons has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges, according to documents on file with the U.S. ... Read more

6 years ago by Staff Report.

Parsonses lose option of reunification

By Jeanie Groh jeanie.groh@salisburypost.com Casey and Sandy Parsons have lost the option of reunification with their two youngest children — Sadie, 10, and Toby, 8 ... Read more

6 years ago by Andy Mooney.

Parsonses lose option of reunification

Casey and Sandy Parsons have lost the option of reunification with their two youngest children — Sadie, 10, and Toby, 8 — a family member ... Read more

6 years ago by Staff Report.

Parsonses trial set for Sept. 8

GREENSBORO (AP) — The adoptive parents of a missing Rowan County teenager have pleaded not guilty to several fraud charges. Casey and Sandy Parsons entered ... Read more

6 years ago by Staff Report.

My year with the Parsonses

Note: This column will be full of sarcasm. If you are easily offended, perhaps this is not the column for you. Looking back on my ... Read more

6 years ago by Staff Report.

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