Stephens had referred to himself as a case manager.
"He was an easy client to deal with", Binger said. Stephens is believed to be the primary suspect in the murder.
He shot dead 74-year-old Robert Godwin in OH as the victim walked home from Easter lunch on Sunday afternoon.
He's the wanted man accused of killing a stranger on Easter and uploading video of the murder on Facebook.
A warrant was been issued for Stephens on a charge of aggravated murder, and the police asked residents of Indiana, Michigan, New York, northeast OH and Pennsylvania to be on alert. Police Chief Williams stated that his department had not received any leads in regards to this.
He said his father, a retired foundry worker, collected aluminum cans and was probably looking for cans when Stephens approached him. "Hi, can you do me a favor?"
Kortemeyer could not provide any details on the length of Stephens' employment at Beech Brook, nor his specific job title. A Facebook video of an OH man shooting a 74-year-old retiree in Cleveland was up for three hour.
To urge the importance of only following accurate updates, Cleveland police issued a warning on Twitter late Sunday stating "misinformation in emergencies is risky". "God can heal your mind and save your soul", Tonya Godwin-Baines told CNN-affiliate WOIO.
Authorities are telling people in Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and MI to be on the lookout. The community says they're keeping Ryan in their thoughts. Cleveland police said th.
The suspect has said that he has killed more than a dozen people, though there are no new victims connected to the Facebook murder was announced, as reported by The Washington Post. But the more reluctant it is to intervene or the slower it is to respond, the more it may open itself to the posting of killings, sexual assaults and other crimes.
During the press conference, officials gave an update on Steve Stephens. Godwin was the father of nine children and grandfather of 14, his son, Robert Godwin Jr., told the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
The FBI is helping with the investigation.
In the video, Stephens blamed a former girlfriend he had lived with, saying he woke up last week and "couldn't take it anymore".
Police also warned people in Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and MI to be alert for Steve Stephens, who was wanted on a charge of aggravated murder.
In a separate video posted on Facebook, Stephens claimed to have killed more than a dozen other people.
Police have not verified any other shootings or deaths, Police Chief Calvin Williams said.
The search for Stephens was expanded to multiple states, as officers and agents continue to investigate hundreds of tips.