Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 30-year-old Antonio B. Lee of Buffalo has been arraigned before Buffalo City Court Judge Debra Givens on one count of Murder in the Second Degree, a Class “A-1” felony.
It is alleged that the defendant intentionally caused the death of 53-year-old Marguerite Reading. Her body was found in the vicinity of the Buffalo Central Terminal near Paderewski Drive on Saturday, January 25, 2020. An autopsy is being conducted to determine her cause of death.
Lee is scheduled to return on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. for a felony hearing. He remains held without bail.
If convicted of the charge, Lee faces a maximum of 25 years to life in prison.
DA Flynn commends the Buffalo Police Department Homicide Squad for their work in the investigation.
The case is being prosecuted by Chief Colleen Curtin Gable of the DA’s Homicide Bureau.
As are all persons accused of a crime, the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.