Erie, PA police officers got a tip that the car that was being pursued along with the murderer Steve Stephens was seen in a McDonald’s parking lot.
Police tracked him down and after a car chase, Stephens killed himself after pulling over on the road.
Cleveland police chief: Facebook murder suspect Steve Stephens took his own life as Pennsylvania state police officers approached vehicle. pic.twitter.com/Nh97SGIs6W
— ABC News (@ABC) April 18, 2017
Cleveland Mayor Jackson: We have closure in regards to the search for Facebook killing suspect Steve Stephens. pic.twitter.com/Tcz2PkdhKn
— Fox News (@FoxNews) April 18, 2017
Fox News reported that Cleveland police spotted him at a traffic light in Erie, Pennsylvania and then “after a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself.” Erie, Pennsylvania is 100 miles away from Cleveland and is a straight shot on I-90.
Steve Stephens was spotted this morning by PSP members in Erie County. After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself.
— PA State Police (@PAStatePolice) April 18, 2017
BREAKING: Suspect in Facebook video murder case kills himself after car chase in Pennsylvania – state police
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) April 18, 2017
Chief Williams: The search for Steve Stephens officially ended. #stevestephens
— News 5 Cleveland (@WEWS) April 18, 2017
The coward Steve Stephens killed himself and ended the manhunt. So sorry for the family of Mr. Godwin. May he RIP.
— Robin Simmons (@clptnfan) April 18, 2017
Police tracked down the Facebook killer Steve Stephens bc he was spotted at McDonalds in Erie, PA this morning.
— Samia – FOX News Now (@SamiaFOX10) April 18, 2017
The real question is: was anyone helping Steve Stephens, and hopefully they will find out and prosecute them to full extent of the law!
— Dave Barabas (@Dave_Barabas) April 18, 2017
Here are a few on the ground YouTubers speaking on the incident:
— mohamed gamal (@gamal_mg) April 18, 2017
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