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Woman vanishes after appearing on 'People's Court'

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
11/22/2011 (5 years ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

Florida woman appeared on TV show to settle $5,000 engagement ring

Orlando, Florida resident Michelle Parker disappeared after appearing on the TV's how "The People's Court" last week. The mother of twins appeared with her former fiancé to settle a dispute overt a $5,000 engagement ring last week - and then vanished the same day.

On 'The People's Court' in which both Michelle Parker and Dale Smith appeared revealed deeper conflicts within their relationship.

On "The People's Court" in which both Michelle Parker and Dale Smith appeared revealed deeper conflicts within their relationship.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
11/22/2011 (5 years ago)

Published in TV

Keywords: The People's Court, missing person, Michelle Parker


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Parker was last seen dropping off her children at her former fiancé's home. Her abandoned truck was found a day later.

Parker's former fiancé, Dale Smith is not considered a suspect or a person of interest, but police have gathered some personal items from his home. Parker's parents said they don't think that Smith is involved in their daughter's disappearance.

"He (Smith) has fully cooperated," Yvonne Stewart, Parker's mother says. "They have found absolutely no evidence that there's any foul play on his part."

Parker's parents told television reporters that they believe their daughter was a "victim of a random crime," and is making desperate pleas for her return.

"If anybody has her and are holding her hostage, please let her go. Let her come home so she can raise her babies," Yvonne Stewart, Parker's mother says.

On "The People's Court" in which both Parker and Smith appeared revealed deeper conflicts within their relationship.

"He shouldn't have put his hands on me and he shouldn't have put his hands on me prior. He shouldn't have left me three or four times over the past year and a half that we've been together," she said on the show.

Her comments could provide clues for investigators. "You know it's always possible that anytime you have a public display of animosity between two individuals in a relationship, it's going to exacerbate the problems between those two individuals," Rod Wheeler, former Washington D.C. homicide investigator and current homicide consultant said.

It's not the first time daytime TV has shared the headlines with a case. In 1996, a man was convicted of murdering an acquaintance, after he claimed the "Jenny Jones Show" ambushed him with a gay crush confessional.

A private dispute that played out for television audiences could be linked to this family's nightmare.

Parker's father, Brad Parker, said family members, friends, volunteers and Texas Equusearch members are searching for his daughter. "So let's hope we find her and bring her home," he said.

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