Derion Vence's attorney files motion to withdraw as counsel, new counsel appointed

On Wednesday, Derion Vence's attorney filed a motion to withdraw as counsel. 

The motion was granted on Thursday, and Presiding Judge DaSean Jones in 180th District Court appointed a new attorney, Dorian C. Cotlar, to represent Vence.

Vence is a suspect in the disappearance of 4-year-old Maleah Davis, who has been missing for over three weeks. 

According to court documents, Vence has failed to comply with terms of the employment agreement with his attorney. Payments have not been made.