Transcript for People's Court Mystery: Ex-Fiance Now Suspect
Now for the latest on the disappearance of Michelle Parker the mother of three who vanished on the same day she appeared on People's Court -- -- ex fiance. Police identifying him as a suspect saying he is their primary focus ABC's Brian Owens is an Orlando with the latest on this morning right. Good morning to you Robin police call him -- one and only suspect but he is a free man this morning he has not been arrested. And there is still no sign of Michelle Parker. So I. Kind of -- in my camera on the ground. Orlando police say the man who wasn't shy about telling his story on national television. Has suddenly clammed up and refused to take a lie detector test. The police chief says that's one reason they finally made this announcement. After numerous tips and investigative leads. We are officially naming dale Smith the ex fiance. As the primary suspect in the disappearance of Michelle. Parker Parker vanished twelve days ago on the same day that episode of the People's Court aired. Police believe dale Smith was the last person to see the 33 year old alive. When she dropped the couple's twins off at his house. Her family first -- -- Smith was behind her disappearance but now they are appealing directly to -- And anything that you know that -- holding back please just help us our family needs to. Hadn't -- The naming of dale Smith as the prime suspect comes two days after a swat team raided his father's home in the middle of the night. Police will not say what -- anything they found. But -- painfully clear this morning what they didn't. Any sign of Michelle Parker. We're not going to stop until we find out who did this. We love -- and shows so much. From the very beginning of this deal Smith has refused to speak to the media but late last night a couple of hours after he was named a suspect. We learned he hired a prominent Orlando defense attorney who once represented. Robin Casey Anthony's parents. All right Ryan thank you for that bit of information.
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