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#Facebook Killer

From TheJournal.ie Mark Zuckerberg vows to tackle spate of murder videos being uploaded to Facebook Facebook Killer

Mark Zuckerberg vows to tackle spate of murder videos being uploaded to Facebook

Steve Stephens videoed himself shooting a random pensioner in the face and uploaded the video to Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie 'Facebook murderer' shoots and kills himself during police chase Pennsylvania

'Facebook murderer' shoots and kills himself during police chase

Police said that Steve Stephens shot himself after a brief pursuit this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'I just snapped': Alleged Facebook killer who killed pensioner was 'annoyed with his girlfriend' Facebook Killer

'I just snapped': Alleged Facebook killer who killed pensioner was 'annoyed with his girlfriend'

Steve Stephens has been placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted list.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of murdered Australian toddler says she can't forgive 'Facebook killer' Facebook Killer

Mother of murdered Australian toddler says she can't forgive 'Facebook killer'

Ramazan Acar, 24, posted a message on Facebook saying he would kill his daughter on the day of her death.

POLICE IN THE PHILIPPINES have arrested a suspected serial killer after identifying him through his Facebook account, the BBC reports.

Mark Dizon is suspected of murdering nine people, including an American, a Briton and a Canadian, this month. He was arrested in San Fernando, in the north of the country, but has not yet been charged.

A gunman was seeing fleeing the scene of 70-year-old American Albert Mitchell’s murder. Mitchell was killed along with his wife and three staff members inside the couple’s home last week. A description of the gunman was given to the police.

A family friend of the Mitchells recognised Dizon as a Facebook friend of the murdered couple’s daughter after hearing the police description.

Police said Dizon closed his Facebook account after sensing police were on his trail. The suspect allegedly befriended the victims and gained access to their homes on the pretence of fixing their computers.

Meanwhile, the family of one of the victims of the alleged serial killer has launched a Facebook campaign to raise the money to pay for his body to be returned to the UK. James Bolton, 51, from Lincoln in England was killed on 16 July. His family are trying to raise £10,000 to repatriate his body for burial.