BREAKING: Pennsylvania State Police confirm accused Facebook killer found dead in Erie

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Cleveland police urged a suspect who posted video of a homicide Sunday on Facebook to turn himself in to authorities. "We need to bring this to a conclusion today," Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams told reporters during a manhunt for the suspect identified as Steve Stephens.

ERIE, Pa. –¬†Accused Facebook killer Steve Stephens has been found dead in Erie Pennsylvania, according to early reports.

The Erie Times-News reports that Stephens was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound sitting in a white Ford Fusion Tuesday morning.

Stephens posted a video to Facebook showing him shooting and killing a 74-year-old man, sparking a nationwide manhunt.

Pennsylvania State Police confirmed in a Tweet that Stephens shot himself after a brief chase:

Stay tuned to WGNO for more information as this story develops.


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