The grandmother's man who disappeared six days ago in the Mojave Desert has admitted that policemen see him as a prime suspect in the mysterious case of her disappearance in bikini during a trek last Friday.
Arizona woman Barbara Thomas, 69, was missing around 2.30 pm and her wife said she was holding a beer while retreating to a camper in the blistering temperatures.
But when nearly 20 volunteers and staff hunt in the three-dimensional heat on Wednesday, Robert Thomas admitted that researchers don't believe he is telling the whole truth about what happened.
& # 39; The police consider me the prime suspect because it was just us two & # 39 ;, he told Inside Edition.
When asked if he did a lie detector test, he confessed: "Yes, I took a polygraph test, they told me that I was deceptive. I know that poly photos are not 100 percent and I have not slept. & # 39;
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Robert Thomas says a lie detector test showed that he & # 39; misleading & # 39; was on the last Friday's Mojave disappearance from his 69-year-old wife Barbara
Barbara Thomas, 69, was missing during a hike in the Mojave Desert on Friday around 2:30 PM. She was wearing a black bikini, a red baseball cap and tan hiking boots with black socks
But an emotional Robert said: & # 39; Polygraphs are not 100 percent and I had not slept & # 39;
Whether he had anything to do with Barbara & # 39; s disappearance, he answered: & # 39; Absolutely not. & # 39;
Robert shared some of his partner's handwritten love for the TV interview.
As he had done in an earlier interview, Robert started crying when he gave her the & # 39; love of my life & # 39; she said and said directly to the camera: & # 39; Come home. We miss you. & # 39;
But the missing woman's family does not believe she left their choice.
Robert is convinced that she was taken against her will and said that he will not file a complaint if Barbara is brought to safety. In the last interview, he added: & # 39; I would just beg that they release her. No questions asked. & # 39;
During the chat, Robert explained more details about the moment when he realized she had disappeared when he stopped to take a photo of a rock formation and she kept walking after their 3-kilometer walk.
He stepped back to his trailer and said he was shocked to find that he was still locked.
& # 39; I screamed her name and waved my arms, and I looked around the area and I saw that she was nowhere near. She didn't respond. I got very panicked, & Robert said. & # 39; I feel like someone picked her up because she was wearing a bikini, she had a beer in her hand, and she walked ahead and she had to cross that road. & # 39;
Her stepdaughter Tracy agreed that & # 39; it only makes sense & # 39; after seekers have found no trace of her.
The video showed West Valley Search and Rescue that came through the area on Wednesday with K9s and helicopters overhead.
Robert said the Bullhead City woman did not have a cell phone and that the authorities turned on off-road vehicles on Tuesday to cover a larger search area.
Robert Thomas says they walked about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of the I-40 highway and east of Kelbaker Rd when they were divorced and authorities have searched in Kelbaker / Hidden Hills.
Sharing an image of his wife, the Arizona man described her as wearing a black bikini, a red baseball cap, and tan hiking boots with black socks.
Finding and Rescuing Volunteers, K9 Unit, Sheriff's Aviation and River Station agents were a few of the nearly 20 people looking for Barbara Thomas Wednesday at sunrise
On Tuesday, the government called on the help of off-road vehicles to cover a larger search area
Her husband Robert thinks she was arrested against her will while she tried to return to their motor home. He became emotional during an interview in which he & # 39; abductors & # 39; to release her
The temperatures in the area climbed to more than 100 degrees (38 degrees Celsius) this weekend and are expected to remain triple throughout the week. Her husband said she was carrying beer
In an earlier interview, Robert cried: & # 39; We always tell each other before we & # 39; go to bed in the evening how much we love each other. & # 39;
He said he thought she had been taken 100 miles to the Las Vegas area and asked people to stay vigilant.
Robert emotionally said in an interview: & # 39; We always tell each other before we & # 39; go to bed in the evening how much we love each other & # 39;
The grandmother of Arizona (photo on the right) is 5 & 9, 130 lbs, with blond hair and green eyes
& # 39; I just want my wife to be back and if someone has her there, what I feel is someone doing it, please take her to a safe place where she can contact us and that's it, & # 39 ; cried Robert during an interview with KTNV.
& # 39; The person who has her, please release her, & # 39; he added.
The temperatures in the area have risen to more than 100 degrees (38 degrees Celsius) this weekend and are forecast to remain triple throughout the week.
Thomas is described as being 5 & 9, 130lbs, with blond hair and green eyes.
Anyone with information about Barbara's whereabouts is urged to contact the Colorado River Station at (760)326-9200 or Sheriff's Dispatch at (760) 956-5001.
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