Body of missing Buda woman found

UPDATE: The Hays County Sheriff's Office has recovered the body of a missing person identified as Brittany Parker. Parker's body was located and recovered in a large standing cornfield; the same field where her white Toyota Camry had been found abandoned on June 15, 2016.

Previous aerial and cadaver dog searches of the field were unsuccessful.

Recently obtained phone records were able to help pinpoint the location of Parker's body through GPS coordinates. Parker's cause and manner of death have yet to be determined and results of an autopsy are pending.

The Parker investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time.



The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating Brittany Parker, 25, who resides at the 2000 block of Green Meadow in Buda. Parker was last seen on July 12th at approximately 6:00 a.m. in the south Austin area.  Her vehicle, a white Toyota Camry, was found abandoned in Kyle yesterday. 

Parker is described as:

  • 5’4”
  • 110 pounds
  • blonde hair and blue eyes

Her clothing description was unknown.

If you have information regarding the whereabouts of Brittany Parker, please contact the Hays County Sheriff’s Office at 512-393-7896 and speak with the Criminal Investigations Division or you may contact the Hays County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-324-TIPS (8477). Remember, you may also submit information electronically from the link on the Hays County Crime Stoppers website or by using the free “TipSubmit” application from a smart phone.

Information leading to the arrest and indictment of criminal suspect(s) may be eligible for a CASH reward of up to $1,000. All calls are confidential and callers will remain anonymous.

You do not have to give your name and you will not have to testify in court.