Hundreds of people marched to honor the memory of a 4-year-old Houston girl who was missing for several weeks before her remains were found last month in Arkansas.

Family members of Maleah Davis as well as area residents walked through downtown Houston on Sunday.

After the march, people gathered at City Hall. Craig Davis, Maleah’s father, spoke briefly, thanking the crowd for their support and saying the march meant so much to his family.

Craig Davis, left, the father of four-year-old Maleah Davis, leads thousands of people who marched from City Hall to the Harris County Jail on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today
Craig Davis, left, the father of four-year-old Maleah Davis, leads thousands of people who marched from City Hall to the Harris County Jail on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today “Maleah Davis Day” and people wore pink, her favorite color, in her honor. (Godofredo A Vásquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)

The city of Houston declared Sunday as “Maleah Davis Day” and later in the evening, officials lit up City Hall in pink lights, which was the girl’s favorite color.

Derion Vence, the ex-fiance of Maleah’s mother, remains jailed on a tampering with evidence charge in the case. Authorities say additional charges could be filed.

Graig Davis, the father of four-year-old Maleah Davis, and thousands of people marched from City Hall to the Harris County Jail in honor of his four-year-old daughter Maleah Davis, who went missing in early May and whose body was found tossed along an Arkansas roadside last week, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today
Graig Davis, the father of four-year-old Maleah Davis, and thousands of people marched from City Hall to the Harris County Jail in honor of his four-year-old daughter Maleah Davis, who went missing in early May and whose body was found tossed along an Arkansas roadside last week, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today “Maleah Davis Day” and people wore pink, her favorite color, in her honor.Authorities found the remains of Davis near a freeway outside of Hope, Arkansas, after Derion Vence, the man who had been arrested in connection with Maleah’s disappearance, told a community activist he had disposed of her body there. (Godofredo A Vásquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Trinity Newman blows bubbles along with thousands of people outside City Hall in honor of Maleah Davis, the four-year-old girl who went missing in early May and whose body was found tossed along an Arkansas roadside last week, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today
Trinity Newman blows bubbles along with thousands of people outside City Hall in honor of Maleah Davis, the four-year-old girl who went missing in early May and whose body was found tossed along an Arkansas roadside last week, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today “Maleah Davis Day” and people wore pink, her favorite color, in her honor. (Godofredo A Vásquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Thousands of people marched from City Hall to the Harris County Jail in honor of Maleah Davis, the four-year-old girl who went missing in early May and whose body was found tossed along an Arkansas roadside last week, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today
Thousands of people marched from City Hall to the Harris County Jail in honor of Maleah Davis, the four-year-old girl who went missing in early May and whose body was found tossed along an Arkansas roadside last week, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today “Maleah Davis Day” and people wore pink, her favorite color, in her honor. (Godofredo A Vásquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
A young woman weeps as thousands of people march from City Hall to the Harris County Jail in honor of Maleah Davis, the four-year-old girl who went missing in early May and whose body was found tossed along an Arkansas roadside last week, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today
A young woman weeps as thousands of people march from City Hall to the Harris County Jail in honor of Maleah Davis, the four-year-old girl who went missing in early May and whose body was found tossed along an Arkansas roadside last week, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today “Maleah Davis Day” and people wore pink, her favorite color, in her honor (Godofredo A Vásquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Thousands of people gather outside the Harris County Jail for a moment of silence in honor of Maleah Davis, the four-year-old who went missing in early May and whose body was found tossed along an Arkansas roadside last week, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today
Thousands of people gather outside the Harris County Jail for a moment of silence in honor of Maleah Davis, the four-year-old who went missing in early May and whose body was found tossed along an Arkansas roadside last week, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today “Maleah Davis Day” and people wore pink, her favorite color, in her honor.Authorities found the remains of Davis near a freeway outside of Hope, Arkansas, after Derion Vence, the man who had been arrested in connection with Maleah’s disappearance, told a community activist he had disposed of her body there. (Godofredo A Vásquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Thousands of people marched from City Hall to the Harris County Jail in honor of Maleah Davis, the four-year-old girl who went missing in early May and whose body was found tossed along an Arkansas roadside last week, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today
Thousands of people marched from City Hall to the Harris County Jail in honor of Maleah Davis, the four-year-old girl who went missing in early May and whose body was found tossed along an Arkansas roadside last week, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Houston. The city declared today “Maleah Davis Day” and people wore pink, her favorite color, in her honor. (Godofredo A Vásquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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