A search was scrambled for little Aiden Salcido after his parents’ bodies were found in a car on Wednesday.
Hannah Janiak, 24, and dad, Daniel Salcido had reportedly been involved in a police chase in Montana, US, which ended when they ran over a spike strip.
Salcido seems to have shot Janiak before turning the gun on himself, US media reports.
Now the body of a toddler, believed to be Aiden, has been found at a campsite in the West Fisher Creek area, Lincoln county, Montana.
Reportedly, officers had received a tip-off and employed sniffer dogs in the area.
Police have not elaborated on how the tot may have died.
An autopsy and ID confirmation are pending.
Janiak was due to begin a prison sentence for a burglary in 2008, which Salcido was linked to, Fox News reported.
Police said: ”The case resulted in criminal convictions and Hannah was scheduled to begin serving her sentence at the Jackson County Jail on June 11th, 2019.
“She did not show up for her sentencing.”
According to relatives, the Salcido family were homeless and camped in the town of Medford.