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Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams, Special Agent in Charge of the Cleveland Office of the FBI, Steve Anthony, and United States Marshal for the Northern District of Ohio, Peter Elliott provided an update on the search for Steve Stephens. There is a warrant for the arrest of Steve Stephens for allegedly killing Mr. Robert Godwin.

The Mayor began with expressing his condolences to the Godwin family for their loss and asked the public to remain vigilant. Chief Williams reminded people that if they see something, to say something by calling 9-1-1 or 1-800-Call-FBI. He also emphasized cooperation and collaboration among all local, state, and federal agencies. He asked for Steve Stephens to turn himself in. Last, Chief Williams mentioned that several GoFundMe accounts have been set up but none by the family so Chief asked people to be careful what they give to. He also stated that later today the Godwin family will make a public announcement about their plans for any donations.

Special Agent in Charge Anthony stated that the goal is to find and capture Steve Stephens. Meanwhile U.S. Marshal Elliott said he is very optimistic that Stephens will be captured and thanked all the agencies involved for the partnership and cooperation in this operation.

William Rieter