Community gathers to remember Maleah Davis

Community gathers to remember Maleah Davis

FULTON, Ark. (KSLA) - A memorial for Maleah Davis was held today, Sat. June 8, in Fulton, Arkansas. It started at 10 a.m. at the Red River Truck Stop, at Exit 18, off of Interstate 30.

A walk and balloon release also took place before the vigil.

News of the service comes after Houston authorities confirmed that her body was discovered in a trash bag along I-30 in Hempstead County.

A memorial has since been growing along the stretch of road where she was found.

“To sit and hear that a child is missing, immediately makes you think of your own children,” Laura Beth Martin says."

An Amber Alert was issued for 5-year-old Maleah Davis, who was last seen wearing a pink bow in her hair, a light blue zip-up jacket, blue jeans and gray, white and pink sneakers.
An Amber Alert was issued for 5-year-old Maleah Davis, who was last seen wearing a pink bow in her hair, a light blue zip-up jacket, blue jeans and gray, white and pink sneakers. (Source: Family photos/KTRK/CNN)

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