(Information in the following story is from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com)

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say authorities have found a missing toddler after the child's mother was found dead in a vehicle from a gunshot wound.

State police say 2-year-old A'Kyleana Louise Latham was found Tuesday afternoon in the Baton Rouge area. The Advocate reports the child had not been seen since Saturday.

Police found the body of the toddler's mother, 24-year-old Taylor Lathan, Monday evening and believe the shooting occurred Saturday night.

Police say the mother and toddler are believed to have moved from Texas a few months ago.

The Baton Rouge Police investigation into the murder is ongoing.

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