Baby King Jay Davila remembered with memorials, vigil

PHOTO GALLERY: Baby King Jay Memorial growing (SBG Photo)

SAN ANTONIO - Friday was a cold, rainy and emotional night as strangers came together to mourn the death of 8-month-old King Jay Davila.

Baby King's mysterious disappearance captured the hearts of San Antonio, even those who didn't know him.

"God brings me out here," one person said. "It's sad that a tragedy had to happen to bring everyone together, God is here with all of us."

Late Thursday night, police found King's body, in the muddy field near Castle Prince Road, which has become an unofficial memorial to the baby.

"He was a little baby," Bianca Rivera said. "He didn't deserve to die like that."

While three of baby King's relatives face charges in the case, the crowd of strangers wants King to know one thing.

He was loved.

"That's why we are here tonight, to pray to the lord that he has risen in peace," one person told us.

Unified for answers, looking up for hope.

"Whatever was right and wrong, it doens't matter," One person told us. "Now we know he is resting in peace and he is with The Lord."


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