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Young mother's unsolved murder has family asking for answers one year later

Posted at 5:03 PM, Aug 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-02 17:40:50-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Lekendra Tillmon was gunned down in a car with three of her five children a year ago today.

Her murder is still unsolved.

Friday her friends and family shut down Butler Avenue, where she was killed, to hold a brief ceremony celebration her life.

It was also a call the the community to come forward and give police any information that could help them bring her killer to justice.

Buffalo Police tell 7 Eyewitness News that “significant progress” has been made in the case, but they are still asking for tips to be sent into the confidential tip line.

You can call or text 716-847-2255.