Who Was Facebook Killer Steve Stephens?

Facebook murder suspect remains at large as police ask public for help

Facebook video murder suspect kills himself in Pa., police confirm

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson told a news conference: "We have closure in regards to the search for Steve Stephens".

It marked a violent end toa 48-hour manhunt for Steve Stephens and spurred another round of criticism of Facebook over how well it polices objectionable material.

Tuesday morning, an alert McDonald's employee called 911 and troopers immediately began to canvas the area for Stephens and located him a white Ford Fusion a short time later. Zuckerberg spoke out a mere hour after Stephens committed suicide in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Steve Stephens was the suspect in a Cleveland murder that was posted to Facebook.

Authorities said Godwin is the only known victim despite an extensive investigation into Stephens's claims to have killed others.

On Sunday afternoon, 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr. was shot and killed in Cleveland while walking home from Easter dinner with his family.

He sped away, and police then hit his auto with their vehicle, causing him to lose control and spin out, at which point Stephens shot himself, Teper said. It was a horrific crime - one that has no place on Facebook, and goes against our policies and everything we stand for. It was just the latest instance of crime footage being shared on social media. And we have a lot of work and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening, ' Zuckerberg said.

Stephens was found about 100 miles outside of Cleveland.

A man whose shooting death in Cleveland, Ohio was captured on video and posted on Facebook on Easter Sunday was raised in Alabama, WSFA reported.

As a result of this awful series of events, we are reviewing our reporting flows to be sure people can report videos and other material that violates our standards as easily and quickly as possible. He said he "just snapped". In the video, Stephens told Godwin the name of his girlfriend and said, "She's the reason that this is about to happen to you".

The woman believed to be associated has said she is "overwhelmed" by the tragedy.

A vigil was reportedly held on Monday night for Godwin, in which dozens of family, friends and community members brought flowers and paid tribute to the great-grandfather. "I forgive him", Tonya Godwin Baines said. "I truly can say I don't even feel any animosity against the guy that killed my father", she said.

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