Catania: Woman fabricated kidnapping: Elena (5) killed by her own mother – News from abroad

Catania (Sicily / Italy) – Now the sad certainty is: Little Elena (5) from Catania is dead – murdered by her own mother!

Dramatic break in the case of the alleged abduction from Italy: Police have been looking for Elena del Pozzo under high pressure since yesterday afternoon. According to her mother, the girl was abducted by three men in balaclavas and armed after she picked up her little one from kindergarten.

To expedite the search, prosecutors posted two photos of the child on social media last night, checked cars and evaluated images from nearby surveillance cameras.


With this photo compilation, the police were looking for little Elena (5)Foto: privat

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With this photo compilation, the police were looking for little Elena (5)Photo: private

This morning, while being checked in the family home, her mother collapsed and cried for a long time. Shortly afterwards, she took the police to the place where she hid her daughter’s body.


Elena's mother gets in the car after she drove to the police stationFoto: EPA

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Elena’s mother gets in the car after she drove to the police stationPhoto: EPA

Catania Republic Prosecutor Carmelo Zuccaro also confirmed this: “Unfortunately, little Elena’s body was found according to her mother’s instructions. “

It is not yet clear why she killed her child.