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Steve Stephens, the fugitive wanted in the murder of Robert Godwin, Sr.in Ohio was found dead in Erie, Pennsylvania on Tuesday. Stephens posted a video of him gunning down the 74-year-old man in Cleveland, Ohio on Sunday.


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In a series of Facebook posts, Stephens blamed a former girlfriend for inspiring his murderous rage, and claimed he would kill again. A five-state wide manhunt ensued that stretched into Pennsylvania. On Monday, police received numerous tips that Stephens had been spotted in and around Fairmount Park in Philadelphia.

“Stephens died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound while driving a white Ford Fusion near Buffalo Road and Downing Avenue around 11:10 a.m,” Tim Hahn of Go Erie reported.

“State police were following the car as it headed west into Erie, according to dispatchers.”

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Douglas Barclay is a Senior Editor at Rare. Follow him on Twitter @douglabarclay17
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