SAN ANTONIO - The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday reported a woman charged in connection to the alleged staged kidnapping of 8-month-old King Jay Davila was attacked by three inmates at Bexar County Jail.

  • Angie Torres assaulted in jail on January 9
  • Subsequently placed in protective custody
  • Torres charged with tampering with evidence in King Jay Davila case 

Angie Torres, who is charged with tampering with evidence in the case, on January 9 was assaulted in a bathroom.

The office said the three inmates responsible for the attack were placed in emergency management intensive supervision. Torres choose to be placed in general population prior to the assault. She has subsequently been placed in protective custody.

The incident is under investigation. The extent of Torres’s injuries have not been disclosed.

The office also reported that Beatrice Sampayo, mother to suspect Christopher Davila, was spat on by an inmate as she was being escorted from her cell. Sampayo declined to press charges.

Police believe Torres, Sampayo and Davila staged a kidnapping to cover the death of the child. Following an intensive search that lasted several days, Davila, the child’s father, led police to the body of the child, who was wrapped in a blanket in a black backpack.