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Caitlyn Marie Virts: Amber Alert Issued for Missing 11-Year-Old Girl

Thursday, 06 Mar 2014 05:36 PM

By Morgan Chilson

An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for 11-year-old Caitlyn Marie Virts of Dundalk, Md., after police discovered the girl missing and her mother dead at home.

Caitlyn is believed to be in danger and police say she could be with her father, Timothy Virts.

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“He is not supposed to have her, and we are concerned for her safety,” a police spokesman said at a news conference, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Caitlyn’s mother, Bobbie Jo Cortez, was found dead at the home, and police are investigating her death as a homicide, the Sun said.

WMAR Baltimore said the scene in the bedroom was “violent.”

Police are looking for a black 1999 Dodge Durango with Maryland plate No. 5AJ4458. It belongs to Daniel Cortez, Bobbie Jo Cortez’s husband, who is currently in jail after being convicted in 2009 of a sex offense. WMAR reported that Daniel Cortez was also indicted Wednesday for alleged sex abuse of a child at the home, and is facing 11 counts in the case.

Police told WMAR they aren’t clear if the sex abuse charges against Cortez are connected to Thursday’s murder and kidnapping.

Two other children in the home, one of them Caitlyn Virts’ twin sister, are safe.

The Sun reported that Bobbie Jo Cortez had been allowing Timothy Virts to stay at the home for a few weeks.

"Mr. Virts is a suspect in the abduction of his daughter and we are interested in finding him and talking to him about what he can tell us about the death of Bobbie Jo Cortez," a police spokesperson told WBAL TV.

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