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HOUSTON The Houston Fire Department found the body of a 9-year-old girl somewhere in the kitchen of an apartment Monday evening in southwest Houston.

The girl s mother was nowhere to be found, and investigators still can t find her.

HFD was originally called here by concerned neighbors.

Houston Police said they did not enter the unit where the child s body was found because homicide detectives had been waiting for a search warrant since around 6 p.m.

Police said they located the girl s father who lives at a different complex, and he was with the girl s 6-year-old sibling.

Stay tuned to KHOU 11 News for more details.

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