Murdered: Tonya "Kita" Harvey

Tonya "Kita" Harvey

A staple in the Buffalo LGBTQ+ community is shot 6 times and killed.

Last updated: March 24, 2021

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  • LocationBuffalo, New York
  • Date of DeathFebruary 6, 2018

Tonya Harvey's life was tragically brought to an end on February 6, 2018. Tonya, also known as Kita, grew up in Buffalo, New York, and attended nearby Lafayette High School. Kita was a strong and faithful Christian throughout her life, according to her mother. She was also considered a staple in the Buffalo LGBT community.

Although she had been struggling with drug abuse at the time of her death as well as occasionally working as an escort, Tonya...

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