Psychic leads police to New Haven neighborhood in search of News 12 reporter's missing brother

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A psychic lead police to a five-mile stretch of a New Haven neighborhood in the search for the missing brother of a News 12 reporter.

Police in New Haven teamed up with a New York-based psychic to search for the missing brother of News 12 Connecticut's Frank Recchia this weekend, but they say the heavy rain made their work difficult.

VIDEO: Private investigator says Peter Recchia was seen 2 weeks ago:

The psychic, Juanita Szafranski, led a search effort focused on a five-mile area surrounding the East Rock neighborhood.

Peter Recchia, 59, went missing seven weeks ago, and was last seen in the area where Szafranski led the search.

Szafranski says she got a strong feeling Peter, who suffers from mental illness, may no longer be alive, and she gave police specific areas to search in the coming days.

N12 ICYMI: Frank Recchia asks for public's help finding his missing brother:

 A private investigator who is also assisting the family called Szafrinski's information "helpful."

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