From the Associated Press:
JACKSON, MS - A 7-month-old Mississippi infant is dead and Lowndes County authorities continue to search for her sibling.
Lowndes County Chief Deputy Marc Miley says 2-year-old Maliah Harris disappeared with her parents after her 7-month-old sister, Alyssa, was found dead.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol issued an Amber Alert for the child and her parents - identified 34-year-old Donald Boyd Harris and 31-year-old Allison Studdard.
Patrol spokesman Warren Strain says they were last seen in a black or brown 2002 Pontiac Aztec with Georgia license plate PGR7927.
Miley says the siblings' grandfather discovered Alyssa's body inside the family's home about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. Miley says the grandfather called 911, and while he was on the phone, the parents left with the 2-year-old girl.
Miley says their direction of travel is unknown.
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