Missing newborn found safe, two arrested in mother's murder

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police say a week-old newborn girl who went missing after her mother was shot to death was found alive in Dallas Saturday morning.

Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay said suspects in the death of 27-year-old Laura Abarca-Nogueda took the child and fled to Texas where Sofia Victoria Gonzalez Abarca was found safe. Ramsay said two people are in custody. Ramsay said they knew the family, but couldn't say more about the relationship or motivation for the crime.

Police and the FBI had been looking for the child since Thursday. Ramsay said law enforcement received a tip about 4:30 a.m. Saturday that the child was in Dallas.

The police chief also said finding the girl alive and healthy is "the best possible outcome to a very sad case."