An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing Connecticut toddler after her mother was found dead in their home early Wednesday afternoon.
According to WFSB, the Asonia Police Department conducted a statewide search for 1-year-old Venessa Morales after her mother was found dead inside her home earlier today. Police say Morales’ mother was last seen on Friday and died of blunt force trauma.
“The Ansonia Police Department is attempting to locate a missing one-year old child, Venessa Morales, who may be endangered. Venessa was living in Ansonia on Myrtle Avenue at a residence where there is an active suspicious death investigation, however Venessa was not in the home and we have not been able to locate her. Venessa is a white female with brown hair and brown eyes.”
Her father told police that he would frequently visit the home and lives in New Haven with his parents. Investigators are treating the woman’s death as a homicide and stated they have several leads in the case.
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