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You remember the story of Michelle Parker she's the mother of twins who disappeared the very day she appeared on People's Court.
Now her mother has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Michelle's ex fiance who is the father of her two children.
Parker was 33 of Orlando Florida she's been missing since November of 2011 in here -- her appearance on the People's Court television show.
She and her ex fiance dale Smith appeared in the episode to resolve a dispute over 5000 dollar engagement ring.
Investigators profiler Pat Brown is here to weigh in high fat.
Good morning okay so Michelle Parker's family you know dale -- the fiance was never charged with -- -- even though he was.
Basically the only suspects.
He's never been charged and -- her -- was to follow lawful death suit against him if the police don't have enough evidence how can the family.
Bring evidence against him.
Well they can I mean they can file a civil suit and then it's a little bit easier to get a conviction because of the preponderance of evidence rather than what we see in a criminal case which you know it's got shot out without thing.
We saw with OJ.
What that then again you authority -- through the criminal trial they had all the police records all the investigative staff they had they.
Well we we all believe well no we don't all bully but.
All stable think he probably did it's about time -- got to the civil case.
They had so much evidence you -- get a good conviction on that's -- fact Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown's families got.
You know dozens and millions of dollars in the OJ civil -- can't collect debt but hey -- -- at least they -- that they -- -- they had -- they had you know the they won in court they wanted to have -- -- But you having -- SP if you -- -- tough.
What a tough situation it is how.
It's going to be extremely difficult because there's been these -- never been to criminal court so they don't have every single shred of evidence the police haven't please cases artists are open to.
Families says that as an open case they can keep the files.
To themselves so I don't know what they're working with.
And that was the problem with a case also is that we take a look at Josh Powell are going to blew himself up for the children.
I think what that -- could have taken him to civil court had a better chance because evidence was really strong in that case as to.
-- the fact that something happened in that home we don't have that here we have as a missing woman and a pretty good suspect.
But I don't see that get the -- is going to be very successful in court.
But coming up in what they want you know they -- want to get him in there they may -- -- goes all the process to see a much more information they can get.
All the -- to confront him they may -- -- making -- -- -- -- -- something but that evidence out of they'll take in the criminal trial so it's hard to know exactly what their purposes are but.
You know they want they want to fight it and they want to not let this guy walk a -- -- -- -- pushed the police to say hey you know.
-- -- -- gonna do something we're happy to do something if you don't and I'm amazed because most families won't do that they won't admit their daughter is.
Probably dead had done so many fans -- go on saying -- she must be out there someplace weren't quite frankly we.
Really should push for getting the person put away who did something to them.
And you're exactly right now because that is that they want they're not asking for a lot of money at all they just want some answers and they want some information.
That they can then try to figure out what happened to Michelle and I and you're right it does take a leap for the family to say.
We're going to admit that she's dead even though nobody has -- without all they were found.
Basically was her car parked in a parking lot and -- her cell phone.
Was found many miles away from her car in a lake very near where dale Smith will out live.
It's -- she's probably off with Stacy Peterson someplace in Thailand which you know this -- not gonna go of that story is -- they -- they believe that something happened to their daughter they believe dale is involved in Dale's lawyer we'll set it who has got a fighting yet she came out and said well you know he has nothing do with her death.
They did just said that's a comfort.
-- because it hasn't and prove it but that is the problem no it hasn't proven that she is dead and hasn't approved them harm has come to her.
So -- that's going to be tough to prove indicate a court of law that.
He did something to a one nothing can be proven has been done and all right well -- just missing.
Let's hope that the -- liking at least get a few more shreds of information that they can go -- -- so Pat Brown thanks so much.
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