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38-year-old Uber driver Christi Spicuzza, a mother of four, pleaded for her life before she was shot dead during what investigators believe was a robbery attempt, according to a transcript of dashcam video, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.
Spicuzza was shot once in the back of the head before her body was found in a wooded area last weekend in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. A delivery driver discovered Spicuzza’s body hours after Pitcairn police found her vehicle.
Allegheny County police charged 22-year-old suspect Calvin Crew on Wednesday night over Spicuzza’s killing. Crew, who was arrested Thursday evening, is now facing charges of homicide, robbery, and tampering with evidence.
According to footage retrieved from Spicuzza’s dashcam, investigators say the victim can be seen arriving to pick up Crew, who allegedly used his girlfriend’s phone to order an Uber, on Feb. 11. Crew entered the vehicle and brandished a handgun, pointing it at the back of Spicuzza’s head, the criminal complaint says.
At one point during the encounter, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported, Spicuzza brought up her family to Crew: “I’m begging you, I have four kids.”
“I got a family too,” Crew reportedly said. “Now drive.”
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