Connecticut police seek 1-year-old girl missing after suspicious death of mother

ANSONIA, Conn. -- Police in Ansonia, Connecticut issued a Silver Alert for a missing 1-year-old girl.

Police said Venessa Morales wasn't home when officers went there for a welfare check -- and may be in danger.

Her disappearance is connected to a suspicious death investigation. Police said her mother was killed in their home.

Venessa Morales stands about 2' tall and weighs 17 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.