ANSONIA, Conn. (WTIC) -- Ansonia Police have issued a Silver Alert for 1-year-old Venessa Morales.
Morales was last seen Monday. She is a white female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 2-feet 2-inches tall and weighs around 17 pounds.
Police said that Morales lived in a home with her mother on Myrtle Street where there is a homicide investigation. Police said Morales was not in the home when they arrived, and have not been able to locate her.
Police said they arrived around 1 pm. on Monday to check on a woman who failed to show up to work or call in sick, but there was no answer at the home. Around 7:30 p.m., a second request was received for a welfare check at the same address. Officers made a determination to force entry and found a woman who had died. Investigators determined that Venessa Morales, 1, should have been in the home, but was not there.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ansonia Police Department at 203-735-1885, on Facebook at Ansonia Police Department or through www.tip411.com.
Silver Alerts are issued by law enforcement agencies for missing people of all ages. Amber Alerts are issued for children who are believed to be in danger.