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Police search for missing 2-year-old after mother found shot dead

A'Kyleana Lathan (Source: Baton Rouge Police Department) A'Kyleana Lathan (Source: Baton Rouge Police Department)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) -

A 2-year-old girl is missing after police found her mother shot dead on Monday evening.

Baton Rouge police say that Taylor Lathan, 24, was found dead inside of a vehicle in the 1200 block of Louisiana Avenue. Her body was found around 7:45 p.m. Monday. Officers say they believe that the shooting happened sometime on Saturday.

Lathan moved to Baton Rouge with her daughter, 2-year-old A'Kyleana Lathan, a few months ago, police say.

A'Kyleana has not been seen since Saturday.

Anyone who has information on this shooting or on A'Kyleana's whereabouts is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (255) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (255) 344-7867.

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