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Police seek dad of abandoned 5-year-old girl in connection with mother's death

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 21:  People walk through the Port Authority Bus Terminal on August 21, 2014 in New York City. The Port Authority Bus Terminal, which opened in 1950, is New York City's largest bus depot and has long been derided as dirty and inefficient. Leaking ceilings, unsanitary bathrooms, late buses and a long standing problem with the homeless have added to the terminals reputation. While many commuters and transportation advocates are rallying for a new terminal, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced that they agency plan to spend up to $260 million on maintenance in the coming years.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 21: People walk through the Port Authority Bus Terminal on August 21, 2014 in New York City. The Port Authority Bus Terminal, which opened in 1950, is New York City's largest bus depot and has long been derided as dirty and inefficient. Leaking ceilings, unsanitary bathrooms, late buses and a long standing problem with the homeless have added to the terminals reputation. While many commuters and transportation advocates are rallying for a new terminal, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced that they agency plan to spend up to $260 million on maintenance in the coming years. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)  (2014 Getty Images)

A 5-year-old girl from Stamford, Connecticut, was found alone and abandoned at the Port Authority Bus Terminal and her mother was found dead on Monday morning, according to Stamford Police.

Investigators interviewed the little girl who told them her father, Elmer Gomez Ruono, had left her at the Midtown Manhattan bus transit center at about 10 a.m.

The girl lead police to her home on Courtland Ave. where they found her mother's body.

An autopsy is expected on Tuesday. According to police, the woman, in her 30s from Guatemala, died during a struggle. According to the New York Post, cops believe the pair were part of a love-triangle gone wrong.

The girl and her parents had recently moved to Connecticut from Flemington, New Jersey.

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She has no other guardians.

Police are asking for the public's help finding Gomez Ruono, 32.

He is described as 5'8" tall and about 140 lbs. He has long, black hair, a medium build and medium complexion.

Anyone with information on Gomez Ruono's whereabouts is encouraged to contact Stamford Police at 203-977-4421. 

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