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Police seek girl missing after death at Md. home

Thursday - 3/6/2014, 8:02pm  ET

caitlyn virts (Courtesy Baltimore County Police)
Baltimore County police released these photos in connection with the Amber Alert. (Courtesy Baltimore County)

Police release more details about mother's death

Elise Armacost, Baltimore County Police Department spokeswoman


DUNDALK, Md. (AP) -- Authorities are looking for an 11-year-old girl who is missing after her mother was found dead at a Baltimore County home.

Police say emergency workers called to a Dundalk home Thursday found 36-year-old Bobbie Cortez dead. Homicide detectives investigating the slaying learned that Caitlyn Virts was missing from the home.

An Amber Alert has been issued for Caitlyn, who is believed to be with her father, 38-year-old Timothy Virts. Police are concerned for Caitlyn's safety because she is not supposed to be with him. She is described as white, 5 feet tall, weighing 80 pounds and may be wearing glasses.

Timothy Virts is described as white, 6 feet, 3 inches tall and weighing 280 pounds. Police say he may be driving a black Dodge Durango with Maryland plates 5AJ4458.

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