McDonald's drive-thru pit stop leads to Facebook killer

A man who identified himself as Stevie Steve in a video he broadcast of himself on Facebook

A man who identified himself as Stevie Steve in a video he broadcast of himself on Facebook

Two days after Steve Stephens shot and killed a man in cold blood, he pulled up to a McDonald's drive-thru window in Harborcreek Township in Erie County, Pennsylvania, and ordered a 20-piece Chicken McNuggets.

Stephens had been on the run for almost 48 hours after posting grisly video on Facebook of himself shooting and killing 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr.at 695 East 93rd Street in Cleveland.

There has been no mention, so far, as to who will receive the reward of up to $50,000 that was offered for the arrest of Stephens, if anyone does.

The driver was Steve Stephens, the suspect in the Easter Sunday slaying of mechanic Robert Godwin in Cleveland. Lane told the outlet that she's still trying grappling with why Stephens demanded Godwin say her name.

Stephens' mother told CNN that when she spoke to him on Sunday and he said he was "mad with his girlfriend. I forgive him", Tonya Godwin Baines said. "I guess he wanted to be caught".

"The hashtags Joy Lane, Joy Lane massacre, I don't know if I know how to be Joy Lane anymore", Lane told Fox 8 Cleveland. When he was stopped with a pit maneuver, cops say Stephens took his own life.

The mother, who expressed her condolences to the Godwin family, said Wednesday she believes Stephens' breakup with Joy Lane triggered the killing.

But Godwin-Baines said her father instilled within his children the value of forgiveness.

She told WJW she tried to contact him after seeing his Facebook posts, but he didn't answer.

"I could not do that if I did not know God, if I didn't know him as my God and my savior, I could not forgive that man", she said. She told Lane that she doesn't hold any ill feelings towards her or Stephens, though she is still angry with him.

"I feel bad. The last thing that he would have said was my name and (he) didn't know me or why he was saying it. And that's been hard", Lane said. She urged him to seek help for his gambling issues.

Green said of Lane: "It's not her fault".

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