Amber Alert Issued For Caitlyn Marie Virts, Missing Girl

03/06/2014 03:27 pm ET | Updated Mar 06, 2014

An Amber alert was issued on Thursday for an 11-year-old Maryland girl who may have been abducted by her father, authorities believe.

The alert for Caitlyn Marie Virts is related to a homicide investigation, NBC Washington reports.

Police responding to a cardiac arrest call found the body of an unidentified woman in a Dundalk home on Thursday morning. Authorities are treating the death as a possible homicide.

Police have not said if the woman is related to Virts, but the child was last seen around 7 a.m. on the same street where the woman was found, according to CBS Baltimore.

Police have said they believe Virts was abducted by her father, Timothy Virts.

Timothy Virts is described as a 6-feet 3-inches, white man weighing 280 pounds.

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Caitlyn Marie Virts is described as white, 5 feet tall and 80 pounds.

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Police are looking for a black 1999 Dodge Durango with Maryland license plate 5AJ4458.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Baltimore County Police Department at 410-887-7320.

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