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Buffalo man charged with murder following Town of Tonawanda stabbing

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Posted at 12:39 PM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-25 12:39:40-04

BUFFALO, N.Y (WKBW) — A Buffalo man faces second degree murder charges following a fatal stabbing in the Town of Tonawanda.

Erie County District Attorney John Flynn announced 39-year-old Jevon Gaiter was arraigned in Town of Tonawanda Court on one count of second degree murder.

Gaiter allegedly stabbed and killed 59-year-old Mark Bottita in the vicinity of Tonawanda and Vulcan Streets early Saturday morning.

Gaiter is being held without bail, he faces a maximum of 25 years to life and he is due back in court September 30th at 11 a.m.