BEXAR COUNTY, Texas -- A Bexar County grand jury indicted three people on Wednesday for their alleged roles in the death of King Jay Davila.

  • Christopher Davila faces multiple charges
  • Angie Torres charged with tampering with evidence
  • Beatrice Sampayo charged with tampering with evidence

Christopher Davila is charged with injury to a child causing serious bodily injury. According to the indictment, on January 3, 2019, Davila had assumed care, custody and control of the child when he struck the baby with an unknown object, struck the baby against an unknown object or by an unknown manner. 

Davila is also charged with tampering with evidence by concealing a human corpse, felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a controlled substance. The indictment alleges that on January 4, 2019, Davila knew a missing person investigation was in progress and intentionally concealed the baby’s body. This offense is a second-degree felony. If convicted, Davila faces two to 20 years in prison.

The indictment also alleges that Davila failed to seek medical treatment for the baby which resulted in the infant’s death. The offense is a first-degree felony, and if convicted, Davila faces from five to 99 years or life in prison.

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Davila, his cousin Angie Torres and Davila’s mother, Beatrice Sampayo, are all charged with tampering with evidence. The indictment alleges that on January 4, 2019, the three concealed the baby’s car seat knowing an investigation was underway to find the child, who had been reported missing. The offense is a third-degree felony, and if convicted, they face anywhere from two to 10 years in prison.

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The defendants are all awaiting arraignment on the charges.