New Photo Released in Aruba Investigation

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.

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 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.

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