The Latest: Suspect arrested in Texas missing baby case

HOUSTON – The Latest on a Texas baby found by police two days after her mother was fatal (all times are local):

10 hours

The police arrested a suspect after the fatal stabbing of a Houston mother and the disappearance of her daughter, who was missing for two days.

The authorities say that they bring more information about the arrest later Thursday.

The police announcement on Twitter not say whether the arrest is in connection with the killing, in the apparent abduction of the girl, or both.

The body of a 33-year-old Carolina Flores was discovered in her north Houston apartment Tuesday, and her 6-week-old daughter, Shamali Flores, could not be found.

Police say the child was found unharmed early Thursday at a southwest Houston apartment.

No other details have been released.


7:15 pm

The 6-week-old daughter of a woman who was stabbed to death has been found, living in a Houston apartment.

The police has announced on Twitter that Shamali Flores was found early Thursday and seems to be unharmed. She is being evaluated in a hospital.

Police have no other data, including those with Shamali when she was discovered or the manner in which the police, they knew to look for the baby in southwest Houston home. Police officials said at a press conference Wednesday that the person who Shamali probably know her family.

The researchers have not identified a suspect in the death Tuesday of the girl’s mother, 33-year-old Carolina Flores. They say that the father of the child is not a suspect.

The police plan to release more information later on Thursday.

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