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New Jersey couple disappear after driving into Pine Barrens

A New Jersey couple mysteriously vanished after venturing into the Pine Barrens.

Gary Parker, 67, and his spouse Lorraine, 60, of Warren Grove, N.J., drove into the protected wilderness reserve that covers greater than 1,000,000 acres — however didn’t return, in accordance with experiences.

Their ATV was later discovered by their wooded dwelling with a shotgun nonetheless strapped to it.

The couple’s chilling disappearance has prompted large-scale searches and determined pleas from household.

The Parkers have been final seen Nov. 17, however a neighbor instructed cops she spoke with Lorraine someday final weekend, according to the Asbury Park Press.

An official search started Tuesday. Their daughter, Lindsay Parker, posted that her dad and mom have been lacking at 12:41 a.m. that morning. She wrote on Facebook later that day that her dad and mom’ ATV was discovered close to their dwelling.

“My parents quad has been found along with my father’s shotgun which was strapped to it. Still no sign of either of my parents,” she wrote. “Their quad was found stuck in a field not far from their home that my dad has used for years to bait deer. Trail cam footage has nothing after footage captured last week.”

Police haven’t mentioned when the couple went lacking, according to Patch.com. Capt. James Vaughn, of the Stafford police, mentioned he didn’t imagine the couple went looking, noting that within the rural neighborhood “many people […] have shotguns readily available,” according to the Sandpaper.

Vaughn additionally mentioned that even when the couple was out within the components for just a few nights, he was “hopeful” they might survive as a result of, “[T]hey are both avid outdoors people,” he instructed the outlet.

When the two-day manhunt — which included greater than 100 searchers, police canine, ATVs, drones, and air assist — failed to seek out the couple, Stafford police on Wednesday turned the search over to its detectives and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

Warren Grove is a small, unincorporated neighborhood situated inside the Pine Barrens, 37 miles north of Atlantic City.

The mystique of the Pine Barrens was showcased throughout a gripping May 2001 third -season episode of “The Sopranos” the place Christopher Moltisanti (Michael Imperioli) and Paulie “Walnuts” Gaultieri (Tony Sirico) take a thug out to the dense woodlands within the useless of winter to whack him, solely to lose him together with their composure.

Los Angeles prosecutors in 2020 alleged that real-estate inheritor Robert Durst buried his spouse, Kathie, who disappeared in 1982, there.

“For any of you who’ve ever watched ‘The Sopranos,’ the Pine Barrens were famous . . . the soil at the Pine Barrens is sand,” Deputy District Attorney John Lewin mentioned then. “It doesn’t freeze, so if you kill somebody in the middle of winter, you need to have sand you can dig into. This is a notorious Mafia burial ground.”

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