Steve Stephens, the man dubbed the “Facebook Killer”, is dead. Stephens’s car was spotted in Pennsylvania by a state police officer. He reportedly killed himself in his vehicle after a brief police chase.
According to Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said Pennsylvania state police received a tip that the white Ford Fusion Stephens was driving was spotted in a McDonald’s parking lot.
The police spotted the vehicle leaving the parking lot and made a traffic stop about 11:20 a.m. When police approached the vehicle, Stephens shot himself. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 37-year-old former social worker was spotted less than 2 hours away from Cleveland, where he shot an elderly man in cold blood.
Stephens uploaded a video of himself killing Robert Godwin, Sr. on Easter Sunday.
A $50,000 reward had been offered for tips leading to his arrest.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is expected to announce plans to change Facebook’s live streaming service during Facebook’s annual F8 conference later today