Baltimore County police say an Amber Alert was issued Thursday for Caitlyn Virts after her mother was found dead in her home. According to police the homicide victim's name is Bobby Jo Cortez, whose husband, Daniel Williams Cortez, is in jail on child sex offense charges.
"We're not sure what if any Mr. Cortez's legal situation has to do with Mr. Virts," police said at a press conference.
Caitlyn was last seen with her father, 38-year-old Timothy Virts in Dundalk in a black Dodge Durango MD tag 5AJ4458 on Thursday morning. The car is registered to Cortez.