Community to say goodbye to Bobbie Jo Cortez this week

HALETHORPE - Family, friends and the community will come together later this week to say their final goodbye's to Bobbie Jo Cortez .

A public viewing will be held Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Bailey Funeral Home in Halethorpe.

Bobbie Jo was the mother of 11-year-old Caitlyn Virts.

Caitlyn's father, Timothy Virts, is accused of murdering Bobbie Jo and kidnapping Caitlyn last week.

Police were called to a South Carolina motel Friday, after the owner recognized the 11-year-old and her dad.

REPORT: Timothy Virts taken into custody in Florence, S.C.

Caitlyn was brought back to Maryland Saturday and met her siblings at the airport.

They are now all in the care of Social Services.

Timothy Virts has waived extradition .

Baltimore County police are working with the State Police Aviation Unit to fly a detective down to South Carolina to bring Virts back.

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