HOUSTON (FOX 26) - An order for mental health or intellectual disability assessment was filed this morning for Derion Vence.
Vence is the only person currently charged in the death of four-year-old Maleah Davis.
A judge received information that may indicate that Vence has a mentall illness or intellectual disability, therefore, the assesment was ordered.
Vence was arrested and charged with tampering with evidence, namely a human corpse, on May 11. He is now in Harris County Jail with a 45,000 bond.
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