Who is Calvin Crew?
Calvin Crew, a Penn Hills Pittsburg resident, has been charged with the murder of Christi Spicuzza, a missing Uber driver who was discovered dead over the weekend. According to the Allegheny County Police Department, Calvin Crew, 22, of Penn Hills, was arrested and charged Thursday night. He faces charges of criminal homicide, robbery, and evidence tampering.
According to authorities, emergency officers were called to the 500 block of Rosecrest Drive in Monroeville on Saturday afternoon, February 12. Her body was recovered on a hillside leading to Monroeville’s Pioneer Park in a wooded area. Christi Spicuzza’s body had a single gunshot wound, according to county police.
What happened to the Uber driver Christi Spicuzza?
According to a criminal complaint about Crew, Last Friday, she did not return home after driving for Uber on Thursday night. Her family reported her missing to Turtle Creek police. They stated she frequently calls her relatives while driving. However, this time, she did not call anyone. Pitcairn police discovered her car near 4th Street on Saturday morning, just hours before her body was recovered in Monroeville.
Uber agreed to share authorities with GPS coordinates, route information, and specifics such as who she picked up that night during an inquiry. According to Uber data, Spicuzza’s most recent completed trip began shortly after 9 p.m. on Brinton Road in Pitcairn. Crew lives there with his girlfriend, who had requested the ride. Dersam Street in Penn Hills was the ride’s final destination.
During the investigation, authorities were approached by a witness who claimed to have discovered a pink cellphone that matched Spicuzza’s description beneath the Tri-Borough Expressway. Spicuzza’s Nissan Sentra was found in Pitcairn on Saturday. The car was locked and abandoned. A dashboard camera was absent, which is usually present in the vehicle. It was later discovered in Penn Hills.
Why did Calvin Crew kill Uber driver Christi Spicuzza?
Crew allegedly put a gun to the back of Spicuzza’s head roughly 10 minutes after getting in the Uber, urging her to “keep driving,” according to the lawsuit. Spicuzza reportedly stated, “Come on, I have a family,” to which Crew replied, “I have a family, too, now drive.”
According to the lawsuit, Spicuzza reiterated again, “I’m asking you, I have four kids,” but the video ended when Crew responded, “Do what I say, and everything will be fine.”
According to investigators, they used GPS records to drive around different locations. Spicuzza’s cash applications were examined along the route according to phone records. According to investigators, Spicuzza and Crew then drove to Monroeville, where she was shot.
“I’m begging you, I have 4 kids.”
Criminal complaint reveals those were some of the last words Christi Spicuzza said to the man who’s accused of murdering her. 22 yr old Calvin Crew is currently in the Allegheny County Jail. @WPXI
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