HOUSTON – Surveillance video confirmed a man charged in reference to the loss of life of Maliyah Bass dumping a trash bag into a storm drain upstream from the place the 2-year-old woman’s physique was discovered in a bayou, prosecutors stated in courtroom Thursday.
Sahara Ervin, Maliyah’s mom, and Travion Thompson, Ervin’s boyfriend, have every been charged with proof tampering and harm to a toddler in reference to Maliyah’s loss of life.
The decide denied bond for Thompson after prosecutors stated surveillance video confirmed him taking a trash bag out to a bin close to a storm drain that results in a bayou. Prosecutors stated Thompson can later be seen tipping the bin into the storm drain. Maliyah’s physique was later discovered in Brays Bayou.
Prosecutors stated the view of the digicam was partially obscured by a tree.
Ervin was granted a $75,000 bond on the tampering cost and a $100,000 bond on the harm to a toddler cost.
On Aug. 22, Thompson and Ervin informed reporters that Ervin left Maliyah alone for five minutes at a neighborhood playground whereas she was cooking. Then the couple claimed they couldn’t discover Maliyah and that she had been kidnapped.
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