‘Dateline Saturday Night Mystery’ (Aug. 30): Teenager Found Dead in the Nevada Desert

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‘Dateline Saturday Night Mystery’ (Aug. 30): Teenager Found Dead in the Nevada Desert

“Under the Desert Sky” (08/30/14) – An attractive and popular 16-year-old teenager named Micaela “Mickey” Costanzo goes missing in a remote area of the desert near the Utah-Nevada border. Authorities later found her murdered and buried in a shallow grave, shaking a community to its core, especially when the two most unlikely people make a shocking confession.

Keith Morrison reports. This story originally aired on “Dateline” in August 2013.

Entering its 22nd season, “Dateline NBC” is classic storytelling at its best. The newsmagazine’s flexible format allows its principal anchor, Lester Holt, and the show’s esteemed correspondents Andrea Canning, Hoda Kotb, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison, Dennis Murphy and Kate Snow to offer viewers an array of stories that range from mysteries and breaking news, to hidden-camera investigations and documentaries.

Week in and week out, the quality of “Dateline’s” reporting is always award winning and gets to the heart of the story.

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