Mother hears of daughter's death live on 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.

The show’s host told her that her child was allegedly killed by the girl’s uncle.

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

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

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