On May 29, 2009, the Conroe Police Department received a report from concerned family members of 67 year old Layron Carey, stating they had not seen or heard from Carey since his apparent release from the Montgomery County Jail on May 22, 2009. Conroe Police Investigators conducted an investigation, along with Texas Eqqusearch following numerous leads on the possible whereabouts of Carey but were unable to locate the elderly male.
On August 28, 2012 skeletal remains were found in the area behind Daisy Bail Bonds and across the street from the Montgomery County Jail in an area of heavy brush that was being cleared. .
Several personal items were found near the remains indicating the possible identity to be Layron Carey. DNA samples from the found remains and DNA samples from Carey’s living relative were sent to the University of North Texas Health and Science Center for comparison.
On March 13, 2013 the Conroe Police Department received notification that the remains were consistent with the biological sample provided by Carey’s living relative.
Conroe Police Investigators found no evidence of foul play and believe Mr. Carey died of natural causes while attempting to take a short cut through the wooded area.