Authorities searching for missing 11-year-old from Maryland

By WTAJ News

Published 03/07 2014 11:02AM

Updated 03/12 2014 11:53PM

DUNDALK, MARYLAND – Authorities are searching for 11-year-old Caitlyn Virts, who is missing after her mother was found dead near Baltimore Thursday.

CBS Baltimore is reporting an arrest warrant has been issued for her father, Timothy Virts, in connection with the death of the girl’s mother.

Police have not said how Caitlyn’s mother, Bobbie Joe Cortez, died. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

Caitlyn is described as about 5’ tall and 80 pounds, and may be wearing glasses.

Timothy Virts is described as 6’3” and 280 pounds.

Police suspect Virts is driving a 1999 black Dodge Durango with Maryland license plates 5AJ4458. Anyone with information in regards to the whereabouts of Caitlyn or Timothy Virts is asked to contact the Baltimore County Police Department at 410-887-2020.

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