Police Conduct Search on Friday 2/26/15 for Clues in Case of 33 Year Old Michelle Parker Missing in 11/17/11 in Orlando, Florida

A search for Michelle Parker, an Orlando mother of three who has been missing since 2011 resumed on Friday, Feb. 26. More than three years after Parker went missing, investigators, as part of a training exercise, searched in the location of Lee Vista and Semoran Boulevard. Friday’s search location was in a wooded area on the edge of Orlando International Airport, which is just west of the location where Parker’s phone last pinged. Unfortunately, Sgt. Wanda Ford, Orlando police spokeswoman  said nothing significant was found during the search.

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Michelle Parker went missing on 11/17/11 in Orlando, FL. Parker vanished on the same day following the airing of “The People’s Court” episode that she and her former fiance, Dale Smith, appeared on arguing over a lost engagement ring. Also according to reports, the two had quite a rocky road and violent past between Parker and Smith. Michelle Parker was last known to be alive when she was dropping off her twin children at Smith’s condo near Goldenrod Road and Lee Vista Boulevard in Orlando.  Dale Smith was named as a suspect in her disappearance, but he was never charged.

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As aspect of a instruction exercise, Orlando Police Department’s search-and-rescue group combed a huge field Friday for clues about the disappearance of a woman reported missing far more than three years ago.

Investigators in the disappearance of Michelle Parker searched in the location of Lee Vista and Semoran Boulevard, close to the Orlando International Airport, for about 3 hours. Parker vanished in November 2011 just after dropping off her young twins with her ex-fiancé, Dale Smith.

Smith has been named a suspect in the case, but has not been charged.

Police have previously searched the exact same area just after her cell telephone was discovered not far from the region.

Sgt. Wanda Ford, Orlando police spokeswoman, mentioned absolutely nothing considerable was discovered in the course of the search.

If anyone has any information regarding the case of missing Michelle Parker , please contact the Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477.

Police are to Realease New Video in case of Missing Michelle Parker … Missing Since November 17, 2011

Michelle Parker, the mother of three has been missing in Orlando, FL since November 17, 2011.  Dale Smith Jr., the estranged fiance of missing Michelle Parker, has been officially named the primary suspect by Orlando police. Authorities are now saying that they will release later today never-before-seen footage of Michelle Parker that might help investigators get closer to finding her.


It’s been two years since Lauren Erickson received a panicked phone call from her 11-year-old nephew asking where his mother was.

“I still don’t have that answer,” Erickson recalled in a video posted Nov. 17 on the Facebook page created for the 33-year-old missing mother of three who vanished in 2011.

But new evidence expected to be released by Orlando police later today will show never-before-seen footage of Michelle Parker that might help investigators get closer to finding her.

Detectives have not said what the video will show but Parker’s mother, Yvonne Stewart, will be available during a 1 p.m. news conference to answer questions.

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UPDATE I: Orlando police release new video evidence in Michelle Parker disappearance (VIDEO).

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Could the Skeletal Remains Found in Central Florida While Search for Yessenia Suarez & Her Children Be that of Missing Jennifer Kesse, Tracy Ocasio or Michelle Parker

Could this be a break for families of missing loved ones?

Skeletal remains were found in a wooded area near State Road 417 over the weekend as police searched for missing mom Yessenia Suarez and her two children. However, it was determined that the remains were not those of the mom and her children as they had been there too long. The three had just gone missing on October 23, 2013. So who did authorities find? As the Orlando Sentinel reports, such a discovery brings both hope and anxious moments to the Florida families of missing loved ones like Jennifer Kessee, Tracy Ocasio and Michelle Parker. Drew Kesse, the father of missing Jennifer contacted authorities after reading the story of the discovery to inquire whether it might be his daughter. as Drew said, “I simply wait. One of these times, it’s going to be Tracy. It’s going to be Jennifer. It has to be.” God Bless these parents of missing children and let them have some solace, peace and closure.

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“You don’t want to get your hopes up because it hurts too much when the answer is negative,” said Elizabeth Ocasio, whose daughter Tracy vanished in 2009 after leaving a bar with James Hataway, whom she met a few weeks before.

Detectives later found Tracy Ocasio’s car near Hataway’s home in Ocoee. Police have said Hataway is the only suspect in the 27-year-old’s disappearance. He was subsequently sentenced to life in prison for the attempted murder of another woman.

Ocasio is one of several women missing in Central Florida in cases where authorities suspect foul play.

Jennifer Kesse disappeared from her condo near Mall at Millenia in 2006. Orlando police found her car about a mile away, and detectives have said they think the 24-year-old was abducted.

Michelle Parker, a mother of three, vanished in November 2011 after dropping off her young twins with her ex-fiancé, Dale Smith. Orlando police said Smith is the only suspect in the case, but he has not been charged in connection with Parker’s disappearance.

Say a prayer for all of these families that they may find answers and peace.

Police Released Video of Missing Michelle Parker at KFC Three Hours Before She Dropped Off her 3 Year Old Twins at Ex-fiance & Suspect Dale Smith Jr.’s Home

The search continues for missing mother of two, Michelle Parker. She has been missing since November 11, 2011. The police have released never before seen video footage of missing mother Michelle Parker picking up food at a  KFC drive through in Casselberry, FL three hours before she  dropped off her 3 year old twins at the home of her ex-fiance and the father of the children, Dale Smith Jr. This was the last location that Michelle Parker was ever seen.

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Detectives said the two-and-a-half minute video was captured at a Casselberry KFC fast food restaurant around 12:22 p.m. on Nov. 17.

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.

Ex-fiance Dale Smith Jr. has been named the prime suspect in Michelle Parker’s disappearance.

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If anyone has any information or tips regarding the case of missing Michelle Parker, please call Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477. Tipsters can remain anonymous and earn a reward of up to $5,000.

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Estranged Fiance Dale Smith Jr Named Primary Suspect in Disappearance of Michelle Parker

The following should not come as a shock to any one …

Dale Smith Jr., the estranged fiance of missing Michelle Parker, has been officially named the primary suspect by Orlando police in the disappearance of the 33 year old mother of three. Michelle Parker has been missing since 11/17/11. From the outset of this missing persons case, we had questioned why the family had stated that the ex-fiance was not a suspect. Even though every initial sign said quite the opposite.

“We had to look at every aspect of the case before we could come out publicly and state that Mr. Smith is our primary focus,” Police Chief Paul Rooney said at a news conference. “We will not rest until Michelle is found.”

Parker and Smith battled on “The People’s Court” over who would get a $5,000 engagement ring, and Judge Marilyn Milan suggested that the two split the proceeds and stay apart from one another.

Smith has refused to take a polygraph test, Rooney said.

The announcement that Dale Smith Jr was a primary suspect came just two days after police raided and searched the home of Dale Smith Jr’s father.

“We are officially naming Dale Smith, the ex-fiancé, as the primary suspect” in Michelle Parker’s disappearance, Orlando Police Chief Paul Rooney said at a press conference.

The announcement came two days after a SWAT team raided Smith’s father’s home to execute a search warrant. Several people were restrained outside the house with flex cuffs during the search, which police said was standard procedure.

According to police records, Smith had a violent past and the couple had a troubled past with cases of domestic violence.  Oh no, say it isn’t so … according to reports, Dale Smith has hired prominent Orlando defense attorney Mark Nejame.

According to public records, the couple was involved in a domestic violence case involving children in 2009. Parker and Smith have 3-year-old twins together.

Public records also showed Smith was previously convicted on drug and domestic battery charges.

Smith joined the U.S. Marines in 1996, but was dishonorably discharged as a private in 2003.

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