Pennsylvania State Police say the manhunt for the alleged "Facebook Killer" Steve Stephens is over. Stephens fled with officers in pursuit. "He was definitely one in a million", said another daughter, Debbie Godwin.
"Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Robert Godwin Sr.", Zuckerberg told audiences.
Authorities in multiple states had been searching for him since then.
Stephens, who had no prior criminal record, was not suspected in any other killings, Cleveland officials said.
When Stephens saw police approaching from behind, he drove off.
A state trooper eventually forced Stephens to stop by using what police call the PIT maneuver, in which a pursuing auto can force a fleeing vehicle to suddenly turn, causing the driver to lose control and stop.
Though he claimed in his Facebook post to have killed more than a dozen people, there appears to be no evidence that he shot anyone besides Godwin.
Godwin was a retired foundry worker who had 10 children.Читайте также: Is Kylie Jenner Dating Rihanna's Rumored Ex Travis Scott?
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.
Police said in a 3:30 p.m. news conference that an autopsy of Stephens' body will occur Wednesday at the Erie County Coroner's Office.
The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook has shot himself dead in his vehicle during a police chase in Pennsylvania, ending a multistate manhunt less than 48 hours after it began.
It was all due to the quick thinking of a McDonald's employee that led police to Steve Stephens.
An armor police vehicle drives through Fairmount park in Philadelphia, Monday, April 17, 2017.
Facebook said it removed the video of the shooting 23 minutes after learning of it - the company has since announced it is launching a review for reporting harmful content. The suspect is identified as Steve Stephens, a 37-year-old job counselor. A tip was called into the police, who found Stephens in his white Ford Fusion.
Steve Stephens was accused of shooting Robert Godwin Sr, 74, on a Cleveland footpath on Sunday before fleeing in a auto and uploading a video of the murder to Facebook, becoming the subject of a nationwide manhunt.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.