Facebook killer Steve Stephens takes own life after police chase
“My reaction (was) pure sadness,” added Lane, who Stephens mentioned by name in a series of videos posted to social media.
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Cops eventually tracked Stephens to a McDonald’s in Erie, Pa., where the two-day, nationwide chase ended when Stephens shot himself in the head.
This handout photograph obtained April 17, 2017 courtesy of the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens.
Why, then, did the 37-year-old post video of himself last month murdering Robert Godwin Sr., a 74-year-old grandfather of 14?
Lane insisted Stephens seemed perfectly fine two days before gunning down the innocent elderly man, even leaving her a voicemail telling her he was "motivated" to change.
Funeral services held for Ohio victim of Facebook murder – Robert Robert Godwin Sr. https://t.co/H0vHrT0Zwe pic.twitter.com/rlaAAqCZFK
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Joy Lane told Inside Edition Facebook killer Steve Stephens loved her more than any man she has ever known.
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Alleged Facebook killer Steve Stephens the latest accused in series of twisted online murders: ‘It becomes a race to the bottom’
But Lane also believes Stephens’ gambling addiction might have led him to commit the heinous act.
— WPEC CBS12 News (@CBS12) April 23, 2017
Not Steve the Facebook killer.” “I miss the Steve that I knew. “I still love him,” Lane told Inside Edition.
“I think of him as a good guy who did something really wrong,” Lane told Inside Edition in an exclusive interview.