The nationwide manhunt for the man who posted a murder on Facebook ends in Erie

04.18.17 | Terry Diener

The man police say posted a video of himself on Facebook killing an elderly man,  shot and killed himself after a brief pursuit by Pennsylvania State Police today.

Steve Stephens was accused of shooting seventy-four year old Robert Godwin Sr. in Cleveland Sunday... before fleeing in a car and uploading a video of the murder to Facebook, becoming the subject of a nationwide manhunt.

Pennsylvania State Police say officers saw Stephens in Erie County late this morning. After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself.