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NEW THURSDAY DATELINE NBC ON THE INVESTIGATION INTO A WOMAN’S MYSTERIOUS ILLNESS THAT REVEALS A HORRIFIC CRIME

New Dateline’sThe Prussian Blue Mystery” Airs Thursday, January 14 at 10 p.m./9 p.m. CT

THE STORY: When San Diego resident Brigida Uto arrives at an emergency room, she is near death. While her vital signs are fading, there are no signs of an infection or injury. Doctors, the FBI and local law enforcement are all called in to not only try to solve a medical mystery, but also a horrendous crime. Thursday’s Dateline features all-new video from the investigation.

REPORTED BY: Natalie Morales

INTERVIEWS WITH: Brigida’s doctor Dr. Jeff LaPoint, Brigida’s mother Olga and father John McInvale and more.

WHERE: San Diego County, California

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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. Airing Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT, 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. Additionally, Dateline closed out 2019-2020 broadcast season as the #1 Friday newsmagazine across the board. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.

Claudia Meyer-Samargia
NBC News
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