“Derion Vence, the man who was watching 4-year-old Maleah Davis when she went missing, has been booked into the Harris County jail on suspicion of tampering with evidence, a human corpse, according to the jail website.
“Police in Houston have not said whether a body has been found.
“Investigators found blood evidence linked to Maleah in his apartment, police said in a Saturday news release
Vence, 26, was arrested Saturday at a relative’s house in Sugar Land, southwest of Houston, police said. A court appearance is scheduled for Monday.
“Police refer to Vence as Maleah’s stepfather. A spokesman for the mother’s family told CNN the two were engaged but that has ended. Police previously had spelled his first name as “Darion.””
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