On Easter Sunday, 37-year-old Steve Stephens from Cleveland, Ohio, uploaded a video to Facebook which showed him shooting and killing a senior citizen at point blank range, on a sidewalk. The victim was identified by Cleveland Police as 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr. He is believed to have no connection or relation to Stephens, who, in a previous video, said he was driven to kill people by his girlfriend Joy Lane. He also claimed to have killed about a dozen more people, but that is yet to be...Read it at The Next Web
The Telegraph reports:
Cleveland police hunt suspect who posted video of murder on Facebook
Cleveland police say they are hunting a suspect who broadcast a murder on Facebook Live.
the Guardian reports:
Man accused of posting murder footage on Facebook kills himself – video report
Steve Stephens says he ‘snapped’ in one of the videos he posted on Facebook on Sunday, which included the apparently random kiling of Cleveland man, Robert Godwin. Stephens, who was being sought by police, fatally shot himself after a police chase on TuesdayMan accused of murder in Facebook video kills himself after police chase Continue reading...
‘We have a lot more to do’: Mark Zuckerberg addresses Cleveland murder video posted on Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg used his biggest press event of the year to briefly address an uproar over a murder video posted to Facebook. “We have a lot of work, and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening,” Zuckerberg said on stage at F8, Facebook’s annual developers conference. “Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Robert Godwin Sr.,” Zuckerberg added. He opened his keynote with jokes about the Fast and the Furious. […]