Arrest in Tonawanda Stabbing Death

Jevon Gaiter accused of murder on Vulcan St. over the weekend

Tom Puckett
September 25, 2019 - 12:38 pm

(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)


TONAWANDA (WBEN) - A Buffalo man is charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of a Town of Tonawanda man over the weekend.

39-year-old Jevon Gaiter is charged with the fatal stabbing of 59-year-old Mark Bottita in the vicinity of Tonawanda and Vulcan Streets in the Town of Tonawanda last Saturday. Bottita collapsed outside of a nearby convenience store and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gaiter is scheduled to return on Monday, September 30, 2019 at 11 a.m. for a felony hearing and remains held without bail.

Listen to Erie County DA John FLynn's press conference below:


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