Facebook serial killer Steve Stephens found dead after shooting himself during cop chase
Cops were offering a £40,000 reward for Stephens, who filmed himself killing 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr.
Steve was a FUGITIVE gunman who shot dead a grandfather and posted the murder on Facebook, he shot and killed himself after being chased by cops.
Steve Stephens, 37, was discovered in his white Ford Fusion today after apparently committing suicide following what police called a “brief pursuit”.
Pennsylvania State Police said officers spotted Stephens in Erie County, in the state’s northwest corner, this morning after receiving a tip-off.
Authorities say they received a call informing them Stephens’ vehicle was in the car park of a McDonald’s in Erie.
They said state police tried to pull him over before he took off, Cleveland police chief Calvin Williams told a news conference this afternoon.
Williams said Stephens stopped his vehicle after a brief chase.
He explained: “As the officers approached that vehicle Steve Stephens took his own life.”
“We would have preferred that it had not ended this way,” he added, saying he and the community would have had “a lot of questions” for Stephens.