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Police: Facebook slaying suspect Steve Stephens dead

Police: Facebook slaying suspect Steve Stephens dead
CBS News - Cleveland - Facebook - Pennsylvania State Police - PIT Maneuver - Robert Godwin
April 18
17:132017

Pennsylvania State Police have confirmed the man suspected of fatally shooting an elderly man in Cleveland and posting it to Facebook is dead.

The suspect, Steve Stephens, 37, was initially spotted just after 11 am by an alert citizen in Erie County, Pa., police said in a statement on Facebook.

Troopers located and pursued Stephens for approximately two miles when they attempted a PIT maneuver to disable Stephens' car.

As the vehicle was spinning our of control from the maneuver, Stephens pulled a pistol and shot himself in the head, police said.

Cleveland police said a nationwide manhunt for the suspect was underway.

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