Facebook murder suspect commits suicide after police chase

Facebook murder suspect Steve Stephens shot and killed himself on Tuesday after police caught up to him after a brief chase in Erie County, Pennsylvania. A McDonald’s employee recognized Stephens and his car, a white Ford Fusion, when he pulled into the restaurant’s drive-through. McDonald’s workers called police and tried to delay Stephens by holding up his french fries, but he took off without them. “He just took his nuggets and said, ‘I have to go,'” a manager of the restaurant said. Stephens had been the target of a nationwide manhunt since he allegedly killed 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr. in Cleveland, and livestreamed the killing on Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s co-founder and CEO, said the social network had the responsibility to “get better” at keeping video of violent acts off of its network.

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