Steve Stephens is wanted in connection with the homicide on 2017 Easter Sunday.
He is considered armed and dangerous.
If you see this vehicle with temporary Ohio tags (E363630) – call 911 immediately.
As of Sunday 04-16-17 at 2100EST: Search expanded out to PA, IN, MI, and NY. Aggravated murder warrant issued.
As of Monday 04-17-17 at 0900EST: DOJ partners FBI Cleveland Office and US Marshal’s Service have both pledged their support and pursuance of this wanted individual.
As of Monday 04-17-17 at 1500EST: This has now become a national search with all local, state, and federal partners supporting operations to apprehend this fugitive.
As of Tuesday 04-18-17 at 0915: Press conference scheduled with Federal partners from DOJ. Public urged to call 800-CALL-FBI (800-225-5324).
As of Tuesday 04-18-17 at 1120EST: Suspect has been sighted in Erie, Pennsylvania. Law enforcement has engaged the suspect and is currently pursuing vehicle identified.
As of Tuesday 04-18-17 at 1200EST: Suspect is dead.
As of Tuesday 04-18-17 at 1300EST: Press release from the Pennsylvania State Police.
Lots of mis-information being spread on social media. False information to generate fear and false information ongoing and preying on public’s fears.
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