Seckinger High School teacher arrested for murder of 2-year-old in 2020 granted bond

Kianna Davis

Kianna Davis, who was arrested recently for killing a 2-year-old child in 2020, was granted bond on Thursday, according to WGXA

Davis, who taught school at Seckinger High School in Buford, was granted a $15,000 bond byu a judge in Houston County. 


A woman believed to be a teacher at Seckinger High School in Buford was arrested over the weekend for the murder of a 2-year-old child in 2020, according to officials.

According to an indictment filed in Houston County Court, the person who was arrested is 32-year-old Kianna Aiesha Renee Davis. She has been indicted along with Kiyon Devoy Benton for malice murder, felony murder, cruelty to children in the first degree, aggravated assault, and other charges.

The victim was identified as a 2-year-old named Karter Ambrose. According to the indictment, Ambrose was struck with a blunt object which resulted in a laceration to the liver. The relationship between the child and Davis and Benton was not explained in the indictment.

The incident appears to have happened between Nov. 15 and 17, 2020.

Davis was arrested by Warner Robins Police Department, U.S. Marshals Service Regional Fugitive Task Force, the District Attorney's Office, and the Houston County Sheriff's Office. She will remain in custody pending a bond hearing.

Seckinger High School sent a letter to families saying one of its teachers had been arrested over the weekend and in accordance with its policies, the Gwinnett County Public Schools Human Resources Division has launched an investigation into the matter.

Seckinger did not identify the teacher in its letter and GCPS has not issued a statement.

However, Davis has been identified as a teacher for the school on several websites, including the Georgia High School Association website, and her LinkedIn profile. 

No other information was provided by the school. FOX 5 Atlanta has reached out for additional information.