Houston Mayor Declares June 9 As Maleah Davis Day
Mayor Sylvester Turner made the announcement that June 9th will officially become Maleah Davis Day in Houston.
Click2Houston reports that City Hall will be turned pink on Sunday as family and friends gather to remember the little girl’s life.
“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 9, 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 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.”
As we reported, the 4-year-old girl was missing for over a month before her remains were found along a road in Arkansas. Her stepfather, Derion Vence, is the main suspect.
Medical examiners are still investigating the cause of Maleah’s death.