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One day into the search for the so-called Facebook killer, many social media users are calling on companies like Facebook to address the “public safety risk” that the instant video platforms may have unintentionally created.

Steve Stephens, 37, is wanted for aggravated murder in the shooting death of Robert Godwin, Sr. around 2 p.m. on E. 93rd Street. Stephens posted a graphic video of Godwin’s death on his Facebook page and claimed to have killed a dozen others.

Private investigator and criminal justice expert Dr. Ross Riggs told News 5 the “phenomenon” of offenders documenting violent crimes is nothing new.

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