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Sandy Parsons, the adoptive father of Erica Parsons, admitted to investigators that he physically abused her before her death, in a search warrant obtained by NBC Charlotte Wedneday.
Sandy Parsons wanted to deal.
As the search for Erica Parsons dragged on for years, her paternal aunt decided to hire a private investigator to help find her niece.
Erica Parsons' biological parents haven't been charged with her disappearance and they say they have nothing do with it, but investigators haven't always bought that story.
The body of Erica Parsons has been found, according to a law enforcement source.