Police are looking for 1-year-old Venessa Morales after her mother was found dead inside their home. Officers found a dead woman after a welfare check Monday night at a home in Ansonia, Connecticut, police said. The 1-year-old was reported missing.
Ansonia Police Chief Andrew Cota told WFSB-TV, “This is a two-part investigation. First is a homicide investigation, the second is a missing child investigation. Our main focus at the moment is finding Venessa Morales and making sure she is safe.”
Police said the child’s father lives in New Haven, Connecticut, and is cooperating. Police have not named any suspects but are following several leads.