The family situation gets confusing reading some of the articles about this case, so here's a helpful timeline:
Missing: Erica Parsons Timeline
Feb. 24, 1998 Erica Parsons born to Carolyn Parsons.
1998 Casey Stone Parsons and Sandy Parsons, Erica?s uncle and aunt, adopt Erica.
March 2002 Department of Social Services investigates accusations of abuse to Erica. DSS found no signs of abuse.
Nov. 19, 2011 Erica Parsons last seen by adoptive brother.
Feb. 2012 Attorney for adoptive parents say couple had last conversation with Erica.
June 2012 Missing persons report filed for Erica?s adoptive sister, Brooke Parsons. She came home while investigators were there.
July 30, 2013 Erica Parsons reported missing by adoptive brother.
July 31, 2013 Casey and Sandy Parsons' two youngest children removed from the home.
Aug. 6, 2013 Rowan County Sheriff?s Office says Erica Parsons? adoptive parents not cooperating.
Aug. 12, 2013 Erica Parsons? biological mother returns to N.C. from New Orleans to speak with investigators. Casey and Sandy Parsons film a segment in L.A. for the Dr. Phil show.
Aug. 14, 2013 Police, SBI and FBI search the home of Erica Parsons' adoptive parents.
Aug. 15, 2013 Search warrants released after search of home, adoptive mother hospitalized.
Aug. 16, 2013 Casey and Sandy Parsons served with juvenile summons.