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The tragic story that gripped the entire state has entered a new phase, wherein those responsible for the death of 2-year-old Maliyah Bass will now face their fate.

According to court documents, Travion Thompson says he and Sahara Ervin placed Maliyah Bass in a broom closet overnight. When they opened the closet the next day, she was dead.

The 2-year-old had been missing for a week after she was playing near a playground at her parents' apartment complex.