A 1-year-old child has died and Naugatuck police are looking for the man they are calling a suspect.
Officers responded to a home at 150 Millville Avenue around 11:30 am Friday and found a 1-year-old girl had been killed.
Police identified 31-year-old Christopher Francisquini as a possible suspect.
Naugatuck Police Chief C. Colin McAllister said Francisquini lived in the home and is related to the child. He did not say how the two were related.
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Francisquini was believed to be driving a gray 2006 Chevrolet Impala.
That car was found abandoned on I-91 in New Haven near Exit 8, McAllister said.
New Haven police said they are searching an area of Foxon Boulevard near Lowe's in connection with the Naugatuck homicide investigation.
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Police are asking anyone who sees Francisquini not to approach him, but instead to call police.