Daughter Reunites with Journalist Who Covered Her Mom’s Murder 20 Years Earlier
Sarah Ripoli was just six years old when her mother, Brenda Ripoli, was shot and killed inside her home on April 8, 1999. The culprit? Sarah’s father. At the time, newspapers deemed it a “crime of passion” and neighbors described the sudden death as shocking, appearing to come out of nowhere. 20 years later, Sarah is still unpacking the childhood tragedy. She stops by our “Family Secrets” episode to reflect on the life-changing murder.