'People's Court' Missing Mom: New Video Emerges of Michelle Parker

Parker disappeared the day her dispute with ex aired on "The People's Court."

ByABC News
January 21, 2012, 12:59 PM

Jan. 21, 2012 — -- Police have released never-before-seen footage of missing mother Michelle Parker picking up food at the drive-through of a fast food chain hours before she was last seen in Orlando, Fla.

Parker has been missing since Nov. 17, the day an episode of "The People's Court" aired that exposed the tumultuous relationship between her and her ex-fiance Dale Smith Jr., the father of her two children.

Police released the video on Parker's 34th birthday to keep the case in the public eye. One of the 750 tips received so far led police to the video.

The video shows Parker going through a KFC drive through in Casselberry, Fla. three hours before she dropped off her 3-year-old twins at Smith Jr.'s home, the last place she was seen.

Police say the video did not give them any new information.

"It's nothing new as far as what she was wearing, the vehicle. That was put out immediately," said Sgt. Vince Ogburn of the Orlando Police Department, according to ABC News affiliate WFTV.

Parker's family celebrated her birthday at a restaurant.

"We've gone through Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and we had a goal she'd be with us, and she's not," said Gayle Parker, Michelle Parker's stepmother.

In late November, a judge ruled that Smith Jr. should get custody of twins that he had with Parker.

The children had been taken away from Smith after police said he was the prime suspect in Parker's disappearance.

Parker's parents said they were "disappointed" with child custody ruling and worried about the 3-year-old twins being in an "unfamiliar environment" since they have spent their whole lives living with Parker in her parents' home.

But despite the battle over the children, Parker's mother Yvonne Stewart hugged Smith outside the courtroom, even though he is the only suspect in her daughter's disappearance.

ABC News affiliate WFTV contributed to this report.