The country and communities show love to Maleah Davis as hundreds gather in Arkansas to pay tribute to the 4 year old and wore her favourite colour which was pink. The memorial was held at 10a.m at the site where her remains were discovered May 31 near Hope, Arkansas.
She was missing for more than a month before her remains were found along a rural road hundred of miles away in Arkansas last week.
The remains of her body were found after community activist Quanell X said her stepfather, Derion Venice confessed to dumping her body.
Although Medical examiners are still working to determine cause and manner of Maleah’s death
According to Fox 26, the city issued a proclamation that officially declares June 9th as “Maleah Davis Day “ in the city of Houston.
Below is the statement made by Mayor Turner:
“The City of Houston is dedicated to maintaining an environment where our youth can enjoy a childhood filled with heart-warming memories and growing experiences, yet tragically, Maleah Davis was taken much too soon.
Although the circumstances surrounding the disappearance and death of Maleah Davis were heartbreaking, the community is united in creating lasting changes in her honor and vowing to safeguard all children in our community. Amongst calls for justice, may those who knew and loved her all find peace and comfort during these trying times.
On June 9th, 2019 the lights of City Hall will be turned pink, which was Maleah Davis’ favorite color, as family, friends and the Houston community gather in remembrance for a very a sweet, beautiful and innocent little girl.
The City of Houston is honored to join the family and friends of Maleah Davis, as well as the community, in remembering her and extends sincere condolences on this day of remembrance, as her life and her beautiful spirit will never be forgotten.
Therefore, I, Sylvester Turner, Mayor of the City of Houston, hereby proclaim June 9, 2019, as Maleah Davis Day in Houston, Texas.”
Below are pictures of Maleah tribute