PASADENA, Md. — Charging documents reveal a chilling note left behind, following the gruesome discovery of a 5-year-old girl who'd been killed in the middle of the night while asleep in her bedroom.
"Honestly, I hate y'all so much l wanted to kill you all but I believe one is enough to cause you enough damage."
Those are the alleged words of 17-year-old Stephen Davis.
He's accused of killing his half-sister, Anaya Abdul, a kindergartner that attended Fort Smallwood Elementary School, in Anne Arundel County.
It all started the morning of October 3, when Davis's mother noticed he was gone and her Dodge Charger had been missing from their home garage.
She called police.
Arriving officers and the mother searched the Pasadena home.
It was then the note was found in Davis's basement bedroom.
The language in it, prompted police and the family to check on Anaya in her room.
Upon entering, Anaya was dead in her bed, with apparent bloodstains on her clothes.
An autopsy revealed she died of sharp forced injuries, though police wouldn't go into specifics.
Family told police that Davis was last known to be in his room at 7:30 pm the night before, and Anaya safely in her's around 10:30 pm.
When the mother woke up around 7 am the next morning, she noticed on home surveillance that Stephen had been outside in-front of the home around 3:30 in the morning.
The family van had been moved and the Dodge Charger taken.
Later that day, at about 11:30 am, police in Ohio located Davis in the stolen car, and took him into custody.
Davis was extradited to Maryland last week, and is due in Anne Arundel County Court on Tuesday to face murder charges.