Facebook: Killing uploaded, not broadcast live

2017-04-17 06:52


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Cleveland - Facebook is now saying that a man suspected of fatally shooting another man in Cleveland posted a video of the killing on Facebook, but did not broadcast it live.

In a statement late on Sunday night, Facebook said suspect 37-year-old Steve Stephens did go live at one point during the day, but not during the killing.

Police earlier Sunday had said that Stephens had broadcast it on Facebook Live.

Stephens is accused of killing 74-year-old Robert Godwin snr late on Sunday, and police issued an aggravated murder warrant for Stephens. In a statement, they said he may have travelled out of state.

In a separate video, Stephens said he also killed more than a dozen other people. Police have not verified that information.

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