UPDATE: Local event to honor missing child canceled by organizers

NAVASOTA, Tex. (KBTX)- UPDATE: A Saturday event in Navasota to honor a missing Houston child has been canceled, according to the organizers.

The memorial was to help remember and bring attention to the ongoing search for 4-year-old Maleah Davis.

The child's step-father, Derion Vence, 26, faces charges connected to her disappearance, and a $5,000 reward has been offered up by Crime Stoppers for any information that can help solve the mystery.

The search for Maleah Davis has grabbed the attention of the nation since her disappearance. Since then, crews have combed several locations in the Houston area in an effort to find the missing girl.