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CrimeMaleah Davis update: Search for missing Houston girl suspended indefinitely

15:20  10 may  2019
15:20  10 may  2019 Source:   khou.com

Intensive search underway for girl, 5, whose stepfather says she was abducted on a Houston highway

Intensive search underway for girl, 5, whose stepfather says she was abducted on a Houston highway An intensive search was underway Monday in Texas for a missing 5-year-old child who her stepfather says was kidnapped on a Houston highway.

Authorities have suspended the search for missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis after parts of Texas were inundated with heavy rains and flooding. A group that was helping with the search said it would be suspended until further notice. "The areas we had planned to search have been flooded with the

UPDATE on the search for missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis : HPD The search for Maleah was suspended Tuesday due to inclement weather including heavy flooding, KPRC-TV reported. On Sunday, Houston police told reporters that Maleah 's stepfather, Darion Vence, said he, Maleah and

Maleah Davis update: Search for missing Houston girl suspended indefinitely© Provided by TEGNA Inc. Tuesday evening update on the disappearance of 4-year-old Maleah Davis Texas Equusearch says its volunteers have halted all search efforts for Maleah Davis, the little girl who was reportedly kidnapped on Friday evening.

Poor weather conditions and saturated grounds have made search efforts difficult for the time being.

Many Houston-area roads flooded on Tuesday evening, and even more rain is expected over the next few days.

On Tuesday, Sugar Land police admitted that Maleah Davis' stepfather's initial story to investigators didn't add up.

Man who reported girl missing arrested in her disappearance

Man who reported girl missing arrested in her disappearance The man who reported a 4-year-old Texas girl had been abducted from him last weekend has been arrested near Houston. U.S. Marshals southern district spokesman Alfredo Perez says that Darion Vence was taken into custody Saturday at his brother's house in Sugar Land, Texas, about 22 miles southwest of Houston.

The search for missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis resumed Thursday morning after being suspended due to bad weather. Volunteers with Texas Equusearch are in the 9700 block of Kirkwood Road looking for the little girl who was last seen Friday night with her toddler half-brother and stepfather.

Maleah was wearing a pink bow in her hair, a light blue zip jacket, blue jeans and gray, white and pink sneakers. She is described as an African-American

The 4-year-old hasn't been seen since Friday. Her stepfather, Derion Vence, first told investigators that she was kidnapped by several Hispanic men after he stopped his car near Highway 59 and Greens Road to check a tire.

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On Tuesday, the Sugar Land police spokesman said Vence's story has changed since he first talked to investigators -- specifically the nature of how he got to the hospital.

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Maleah is around three feet tall and weighs between 30 and 40 pounds. She was last seen wearing a pink bow in her hair, a light blue zip jacket and gray/white/pink sneakers.

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Why man arrested in case of missing girl allegedly Derion Vence is accused of tampering with human remains even though Maleah Davis' body has not been found

The search for Maleah Davis intensifies as new reports surface that she had recently been returned home by child protective services following abuse The Houston Police Department told Fox 26 that Darion Vence is now a "person of interest," after claiming that Maleah Davis was kidnapped by the

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Her family says she is recovering from recent brain surgery and requires critical medical care.

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The search for missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis was suspended Wednesday, as officials pressed for more tips on specific areas to look for the Texas girl. The search for missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis was suspended Wednesday, as officials pressed for more tips on specific are Most recently, volunteers with Texas EquuSearch had been combing places along Derion Vence's onetime mail route in Rosharon. Vence, who had been referred to by authorities as Maleah’s stepfather, is in custody for alleged evidence tampering and is considered a suspect in Maleah's disappearance by police.

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