Police: "People's Court" mom Michelle Parker's ex-boyfriend named as primary suspect

Michelle Parker
Personal Photo
Michelle Parker vanishes same day she appears on "The People's Court"
Michelle Parker
Personal Photo

(CBS/AP) ORLANDO, Fla. - Police have named the boyfriend of 33-year-old missing mother Michelle Parker, who disappeared the same day her episode of "The People's Court" aired, as the primary suspect, according to the Associated Press.

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Fox News reported yesterday that the Orlando Police Department's swat team raided a home Saturday night owned by Dale Smith Sr., the father of Parker's ex-boyfriend Dale Smith Jr.

Police said Parker, a mother of three, has a violent history with her ex-boyfriend. Police say he has not been named as a suspect in the disappearance. Smith's father said his son was home when Parker went missing.

Fox News reports that no evidence was recovered from Dale Smith Sr.'s home.

Parker appeared as a defendant Thursday, Nov. 17, on an episode of "The People's Court" with her ex-boyfriend over a $5,000 engagement ring she lost during a fight. Stewart told ABC News that the episode was recorded during the summer.

Chief Paul Rooney said at a news conference Monday that Dale Smith Jr. is the probe's focus and there are no other suspects, reports the AP.

Parker is described as a white woman, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, with short dark brown hair.

According to CBS affiliate WKMG, authorities located her black Hummer SUV on the west side of Orlando.

Anyone with information about Parker's whereabouts is urged to call the Orlando Police Department at 321-235-5300.