Caitlyn Virts, the eleven year old missing girl from Dundalk, Maryland was found safe in a motel in South Carolina along with her father. He was arrested as a suspect in the murder of her mother. An intense nation wide search was called for on Thursday after the mother of the girl Bobby Cortez was found dead in their residence.
As per Baltimore County Police statement, the girl was unharmed and they also add that a set of Maryland detectives are headed to South Carolina for further investigations . The motel owner is reported as saying “The girl just walked right up with her father.” On Thursday, an Amber alert was also triggered on all active cellular device with the license plate number and a request to look out for 1999 Black Dodge Durango.
The police hope to bring the girl home to Maryland soon, as the father is taken into custody.
By Vikas Vemuri