Christopher Davila scheduled to make court appearance Tuesday

Davila faces several charges in death of baby King Jay


SAN ANTONIO – Christopher Davila, accused in baby King Jay's death, is scheduled to make his first post-indictment court appearance on Tuesday.

Davila faces several charges, including tampering with evidence by concealing a human corpse and causing serious bodily injury to a child.

Authorities believe King Jay died Jan. 4, the same day Davila, his mother and cousin allegedly staged King Jay's kidnapping from a West Side gas station. 

On Monday, Davila's mother and cousin were in court for an initial pre-trial appearance. Beatrice Sampayo, 65, and Angie Torres both face tampering with evidence charges.

Davila eventually led investigators to King Jay's body, which was buried in a backpack in a field on Jan. 10.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSAT 12 both online and on-air for more information.


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