New Photo Released in Aruba Investigation

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    Aruban prosecutors released a surveillance image of a car in their search for witnesses in the disappearance of Robyn Gardner.

    At 5:59 p.m. Aug. 2, the day Gardner disappeared, a white Hyundai Getz was headed north between the Rum Reef Restaurant and the sea. Authorities think the people inside may have seen the rented Toyota RAV4 suspect Gary Giordano, 50, of Gaithersburg, and Gardner, 35, of Frederick, used during their trip to the island parked by the restaurant. It’s also possible they saw Giordano and Gardner, according to the prosecutor’s office.

    New Pictures from Aruba of Missing Md. Woman

    [DC] New Pictures from Aruba of Missing Md. Woman
    Aruban prosecutors released new photos of Robyn Gardner that they say raise further doubt about Gary Giordano's story that the two were snorkeling when she disappeared.

    The prosecutor wants to talk to the driver or any passengers from the Hyundai.

    A judge ruled this week that Giordano can be detained for another 60 days while prosecutors and police investigate. His attorney, Michael Lopez, plans to appeal.

    Giordano Took Out Insurance Policy: Aruba Prosecutor

    [DC] Giordano Took Out Insurance Policy: Aruba Prosecutor
    The Gaithersburg, Md., man who traveled with Robyn Gardner to Aruba took out an insurance policy on her before the trip, according to an Aruba prosecutor.

    Giordano says Gardner disappeared while snorkeling, but police say they found inconsistencies in his story and became suspicious of him when he tried to cash in on a travel insurance policy. He was taken into custody Aug. 5 trying to catch a flight out of Aruba, telling customs he was switching flights because of the weather and Gardner was taking another flight, sources said.

    Lopez says there is no evidence of a crime.