Transcript for People's Court Mystery: Close to An Arrest?
New details this morning in the Michelle Parker -- she went missing after -- tense appearance on People's Court where their ex fiance. He's now the prime suspect in yesterday. He lost custody of the couple's twin boys ABC's -- Owens has the latest from Orlando and Ryan the ex fiance dale Smith has also -- hired. A high profile defense attorney. That's right George good morning to you an emergency custody hearing is scheduled in just a couple of hours. In the courthouse behind me at stake those. When toddlers whose mom is missing and whose dad is the only suspect. Comment. Dale Smith hasn't lost his freedom but he has lost his children. For now this -- took temporary custody of the three and a half year old twins he fathered with Michelle Parker. After police labeled him the prime suspect in her disappearance. -- there -- no. Smith hired this high profile Orlando attorney who once represented Casey Anthony's parents. He slammed the police for pointing the finger at Smith simply because he wouldn't take -- polygraph. Why is it that not one single court in the United States of America. Excess polygraphs. As scientifically reliable and admissible. Why because they're not. Police believe Smith knows something about what happened to his former fiance thirteen days ago. She vanished after the couple appeared together on the People's Court. I never raise my voice I never yelled at -- it turns out that wasn't his first moment in the spotlight. An Orlando radio station released these shots of Smith competing in -- hot body contest for years ago. A -- the time he started dating Michelle Parker. Her family has begged him to. -- what he knows. You loved her at one point try to -- her again and loved those children enough you to have their mother. Parker's family has been leading searches for her every day. Dale Smith has not shown up -- still his new attorney says the forty year old ex marine has just invited Texas Aqua search to come to Orlando. To look for the mother of his children. The volunteers are often used in missing persons cases and help recover bodies after 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina what. Guilty person would do such -- -- What person would do such a thing if they were guilty. He wants to find. Michelle. The head of Texas -- search is expected in Orlando as soon as later today. Police here would have to sign off on any new search and it's not clear they would almost two weeks after Parker disappeared. Or if George they would see this simply as a stunt orchestrated by the defense team. OK right thanks very much.
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