Ex-girlfriend of Facebook murder suspect meets with victim's family

Videos show desperation of suspect in Facebook video killing

Stephens, a job counselor who worked with teenagers and young people, was wanted on an aggravated murder charge in the shooting of Robert Godwin Sr., a 74-year-old man who was picking up aluminum cans on Sunday when he was gunned down. Troopers attempted a PIT maneuver to disable Stephens' vehicle, and as it was spinning out of control, police say Stephens pulled a pistol and shot himself in the head.

"Steve Stephens was spotted this morning by [Pennsylvania State Police] members in Erie County", the state police said on its Twitter account.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about Godwin's death Tuesday at the company's annual developers' conference, the F8.

Stephens, who has no prior criminal record, is not suspected in any other killings, police said.

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson publicly urged Stephens to turn himself in to police and not to "do any more harm to anybody".

Stephens filmed and then posted the video of the attack to Facebook, but was found dead in his vehicle on Tuesday.

The violent end to the almost 48-hour multistate manhunt for Steve Stephens culminated in a usually quiet area.

Before placing his order, Ducharme said, Stephens had asked another employee who was on break behind the building for directions to the interstate. She said even after they parted she was still trying to get him to reach out for help with a gambling habit. Godwin did not seem to recognize the name.

He demanded that his victim say the name of Stephens' girlfriend and added, "She's the reason this is about to happen to you".

Stephens is believed to have videotaped his actions and published it on Facebook, along with another video threatening to kill others and claiming he had already killed 13 people.

Cleveland police are saying the video never should have been shared.

It was not immediately known what Stephens does for the agency, which said it will serve more than 18,000 children and families this year, according to its website.

"We have a lot of work and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening", Mr Zuckerberg said.

The chase lasted for over three kilometres before Stephens took his own life, police said. Authorities say police tried to pull Stephens over, but he shot and killed himself after they approached him following a short chase.

In an interview with CNN, Stephens' mother said he told her he shot the man because he was "mad with his girlfriend".

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