HOUSTON – Maleah Davis will be laid to rest June 22 in a private funeral service, according to her obituary.
Maleah was reported missing May 4 by her stepfather, Derion Vence. He was arrested seven days later on a charge of tampering with evidence.
According to community activist Quanell X, Vence confessed to him that he had dumped Maleah’s body in Arkansas and that her death was the result of an accident.
Vence has been in jail since his arrest.
Her cause and manner of death remain under investigation, according to the medical examiner's website.