Tonight’s ‘Dateline’ reveals new clues about the day a Connecticut mother disappeared

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(NBC News) — Tonight, a “Dateline NBC” exclusive, in his first network interview, Sergeant Kenneth Ventresca, lead investigator in the case of missing Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos, tells “Dateline NBC,” “I’m confident we are gonna find her.”

The episode features the first network interview with Connecticut Chief State’s Attorney Richard Colangelo. “Dateline NBC’ correspondent Dennis Murphy presents the latest developments in the case and a comprehensive look at the last day Jennifer was seen alive.

Here is a preview of Dennis Murphy’s report:

In the year since Jennifer Dulos went missing, “Dateline” has continued to follow the investigation and tonight we have new information about the day she disappeared.

SERGEANT VANTRESCA: you could see the blood spatter underneath the vehicles. I mean, up to the drive shaft.

RICHARD COLANGELO: We found DNA on the inside of the doorknob.

And a stunning twist.

SERGEANT VANTRESCA: Initially, reports came in that he was pronounced deceased.

RICHARD COLANGELO: You just never know what somebody’s capable of.

And we ask the biggest question of all, where is Jennifer?

SERGEANT VANTRESCA: I believe someone knows something. And I believe that someone has information.

RICHARD COLANGELO: I have theories. I have ideas.

Entitled “The Day Jennifer Disappeared,” the show also examines where Jennifer might be and if her estranged husband, Fotis Dulos, might have had something to do with her disappearance. Watch “Dateline NBC” on NBC4 tonight at 10 p.m.

About “Dateline”

“Dateline NBC” is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is in its 29th season. Dateline is anchored by Lester Holt and features correspondents Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Natalie Morales, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy.

Dateline is the #1 Friday newsmagazine and reaches more than 17 million people every week through its broadcast, and millions more through its social media platforms and podcasts.

The stories range from compelling mysteries to powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations. When major news breaks, they go to the scene, putting the pieces together to bring the viewer the full picture. And in every story they tell, they help the real people who lived the events share their journeys with the viewer.

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