Nationwide Violent Crime

Steve Stephens Facebook Murderer Kills Self After Police Pursuit

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The nationwide manhunt for Steve Stephens, the man accused of posting video of a murder to Facebook, ended Tuesday when his body was found in a vehicle in Erie, Pa., police said.

Pennsylvania State Police confirmed in a tweet that Stephens had been spotted by Pennsylvania State Police Tuesday morning. A

On Sunday, Stephens posted a video to Facebook that allegedly showed him shooting and killing 74-year-old Robert Godwin in Cleveland. There had been no sighting of Stephens since the killing at 2 p.m.

An aggravated murder warrant was issued for Stephens’ arrest early Monday because police believed he may have fled Ohio.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.

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