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Man accused of broadcasting Easter Sunday killing on Facebook -

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland police are searching for a man accused of shooting and killing a man and uploading the video on Facebook Sunday afternoon. Steve Stephens This Facebook Live video still shows Steve Stephens, who is accused of ...and more »

Robert Godwin Sr.: Cleveland Murder Victim Hugged Son, Said 'I'll See You Next Time' Just Before His Death - The Inquisitr

Robert Godwin Sr. gave his son a hug before leaving after an Easter morning visit, departing with a few kind words. It was the last time the son would ever see his father, who shortly afterward was shot and killed at random by a deranged man who ...and more »

Man sought in Cleveland Facebook killing is dead - KHQ Right Now

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Latest on a fatal shooting captured on video and later shared on Facebook (all times local): 2:40 p.m.. An alert McDonald's employee led Pennsylvania police to the suspect in a Cleveland slaying that was recorded and posted on ...and more »

A Murder Posted on Facebook Prompts Outrage and Questions Over Responsibility - New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — On Easter, Steve Stephens drove around downtown Cleveland on what he said was a mission to commit murder — and soon he had an audience of millions for his shooting of Robert Godwin Sr., 74, which he recorded and posted on ...and more »

Robert Godwin Sr.: Facebook Killer Victim Promised Girlfriend He'll Be Back For Lunch, Said 'I Love You Girl' - The Inquisitr

Robert Godwin Sr., the 74-year-old victim of the gruesome Cleveland shooting, reportedly promised his girlfriend he'll be back for lunch with his sweet last words, “I love you girl.” Hours later, the loving partner, father, and grandfather never made ...and more »

'Facebook killer' dies after three-day police pursuit in Pennsylvania - Washington Post

The man suspected of fatally shooting a 74-year-old, randomly selected target and posting a video of the killing on Facebook committed suicide as police were closing in on him Tuesday, authorities said. Steve W. Stephens — the subject of a nationwide ...and more »

Authorities: Facebook murder suspect could be anywhere - KHQ Right Now

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Latest on a fatal shooting captured on video and later shared on Facebook (all times local): 11:50 a.m.. A former girlfriend of the suspect in the slaying of an elderly Cleveland man has told CBS News in a text that 37-year-old ...and more »

AI Isn't Smart Enough (Yet) to Spot Horrific Facebook Videos - WIRED

When Steve Stephens uploaded a 57-second video to Facebook of himself shooting and killing a man Sunday, the video stayed on Stephens' Facebook page for more than 2 hours before the company finally pulled it down. It was enough time for thousands of ...and more »

Facebook wanted 'visceral' live video. It's getting live-streaming killers and suicides. - Washington Post

SAN FRANCISCO — The massive growth of live-streaming everything from Little League games to a giraffe's birth has developed a sinister edge as murderers, rapists and terrorists have found ways to broadcast video that tech companies such as Facebook ...and more »

Facebook Streams a Murder, and Must Now Face Itself - WIRED

[UPDATE: 4/16/17 8:29 P.M. PST — Facebook has responded to various news reports, claiming that while Steve Stephens did post a Facebook Live at some point during the day, the shooting in question was not broadcast via Facebook Live. Rather, it was ...and more »