McDonald's order trips up Facebook slaying suspect
- Author: Arturo Norris Apr 19, 2017,
Apr 19, 2017, 19:18
The Ford Fusion did a half-turn and came to rest at the kerb. She heard the gunshots and looked outside to see what was going on. He was picking up aluminum cans on the side of the road when Stephens allegedly drove up and shot him.
He says the attendant recognized Stephens, who was wanted in Sunday's slaying of a retired OH man, and called 911. But Stephens did not wait, he said.
"We applaud the crew members at this McDonald's restaurant who recognized the suspect and did the right thing by quickly alerting the authorities of his location", a spokesperson for McDonald's said.
Stephens killed himself, authorities said.
When police received the tip, they responded to the scene where a brief pursuit began. Shortly afterward, he took his own life.
He was wanted in Sunday's slaying of a retired OH man.
"And this is a prime example, this is something that should not have been shared around the world". "And we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening".
"Once a piece of content is reported by users as inappropriate, it is typically reviewed within 24 hours", the report noted.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed the murder at the company's annual developers conference. 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.
A patrol trooper was not able to stop in time and slid into Stephens' vehicle.
Officer said they chased him for some two miles before attempting a pit manoeuvre. Cleveland police said th.
Stephens is not believed to have known Godwin, a retired foundry worker who media reports said spent Easter Sunday morning with his son and daughter-in-law before he was killed.
Godwin was a father of 10.
In the video, Stephens named a woman and tells the victim, Robert Godwin Sr., that "she's the reason that this is about to happen toyou".
It wasn't immediately clear where Stephens had been since the Sunday shooting.
The break in the case came when police received a tip that Stephens' auto was in the McDonald's parking lot in Erie, in the northwestern corner of the state, about 100 miles east of Cleveland, authorities said.
Pa. State police Cpl.
Stephens, who was considered armed and unsafe, had been on the run since Sunday.
Pennsylvania State Police say that Steve Stephens has committed suicide following a brief pursuit in Erie County, Pennsylvania.
Steve Stephens' childhood home, left, is shown as neighbors chat down the street in Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, April 17, 2017.
In one video posted on Facebook, Stephens said that he gambled away everything and that he and his girlfriend had planned to marry but did not, without saying why.
The search for 37-year-old Steve Stephens is entering its third day.
"Because I know that he's a sick individual", Debbie said. But he says these searches can take days, weeks or even longer.
She also described Stephens as "a really nice guy..." He's wanted on an aggravated murder charge in the Sunday shooting death of a 74-year-old retiree.
(Cleveland Police via AP, File).
Police in Erie County are reporting that they have a stopped a vehicle with a man matching the description of the suspect accused of shooting and killing a 74-year-old man Sunday in Cleveland and posting it on FACEBOOK.
Stephens supposedly killed Godwin in an attempt to get his mother and girlfriend to get in contact with him.
We disabled the suspect's account within 23 minutes of receiving the first report about the murder video, and two hours after receiving a report of any kind.
"There are no other victims that we know of", Williams said, calling the crime "senseless".