March, vigil held for 18-year-old stabbing victim Tanaya Copeland

6-20 bk vigil

Family and friends marched in Copeland and Avitto's honor down Stanley Avenue to the site where Tanaya was killed. (Credit: News 12)

Family and friends of 18-year-old Tanaya Copeland marched through the streets of East New York on Friday night to call for justice.

Copeland was fatally stabbed in May.

The march started at the home of 7-year-old P.J. Avitto. Avitto was in an elevator with his friend Mikayla Capers when they were both stabbed just days after Copeland. Avitto died from his injuries and Capers was recently...

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