Monday 9 December 2019

Mother told of daughter's murder on live television

The mother of a missing 15-year-old Italian girl was told her daughter was dead as she appeared on live TV to appeal for help in finding her.

Concetta Serrano was on the show that focuses on missing people when the host announced her brother-in-law, Michele Misseri, had confessed to murdering Sarah Scazzi.

Italian news agencies had broken the story of the confession while the show was being broadcast live from inside Misseri's house in the southern Italian town of Avetrana, where Sarah disappeared on August 26.

Mrs Serrano, looking shocked, murmured "my brother-in-law is innocent," and "I can't believe it".

Sarah disappeared while she walked the short distance through Avetrana to her uncle's house.

Police said Misseri had confessed that he had killed Sarah shortly after she disappeared.

Irish Independent

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