ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) – The ex-fiance of a missing Central Florida woman is now considered the prime suspect in her disappearance, Orlando Police Chief Paul Rooney said Monday.
Michelle Parker, 33, hasn’t been seen or heard from since November 17, the day she, along with her ex-fiance Dale Smith, appeared on a previously-recorded episode of “The People’s Court”. Her abandoned SUV was found the next day.
The couple appeared on the reality show to resolve a dispute over a $5,000 engagement ring.
The police chief says Smith had refused to take a polygraph test and that there are no other suspects.
Attempts to find a telephone listing for Smith were unsuccessful. It wasn’t immediately known if he had an attorney.
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