11-Day-Old Baby, Mom Missing From Hartford; Baby's Dad Cooperating With Investigators

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Silver Alerts have been issued for an 11-day-old baby and her mother who are missing from Hartford and police said communication with the mother is active.

The baby's dad was wanted for questioning, according to police. He is now in custody and is fully cooperating with the investigation, according to a Tweet from Hartford Police.

Hartford Police said 11-day-old Heavenly Smith and her mother, 18-year-old Kiana Quiroz were reported missing by a Department of Children and Families social worker on Tuesday. DCF last saw both Heavenly and Quiroz on Sunday at 8 a.m. in Hartford.

Both were last seen with the baby's father, 27-year-old James Smith, officers said.

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James Smith, of Hartford, is wanted for questioning in the missing persons investigation of his 11-day-old daughter, Heavenly Smith, and the baby's mother, Kiana Quiroz.

DCF learned information that Heavenly and Quiroz were in Waterbury. When police responded to the address provided by DCF, they could not find them, police added.

Smith has two active domestic violence-related warrants and is wanted for questioning, officers said.

"It is not believed that they were taken against their will or foul play is involved, but he may have information to their whereabouts," police wrote on a flier for Smith.

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