By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man has been charged in connection with the death of a missing Uber driver who was found dead over the weekend.
The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department said Calvin Crew, 22, of Penn Hills, was arrested and charged Thursday night. He was charged with murder, robbery and tampering with evidence, according to authorities.
The body of Christi Spicuzza 38 years old suffered a gunshot wound, police said. Her body was found Saturday afternoon on Rosecrest Drive in Monroeville.
Spicuzza’s family first reported her missing to Turtle Creek police last Friday. They said she never came home after driving around the Uber fare the day before. Pitcairn police found her vehicle along 4th Street on Saturday morning, just hours before her body was found in Monroeville.
Uber agreed to send police data like GPS location, trip information and details like who she picked up that night.
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According to the criminal complaint, an Uber was called around 9:15 p.m. Thursday to a home in Pitcairn on Brinton Road for Crew. It is required for a trip to Deram Drive in Penn Hills.
According to the criminal complaint, Spicuzza’s missing dashcam was found by officers in Penn Hills. The camera revealed that Crew held a gun to the back of Spicuzza’s head about 10 minutes after boarding an Uber, telling her to “continue driving,” according to the complaint. Spicuzza, according to court documents, responded by saying, “Come on, I have a family,” to Crew saying, “I also have a family, now drive.”
Spicuzza pleads with Crew again, saying, “I beg you, I have four children,” but the video ends after Crew says, “Do what I say and everything will be fine,” the lawsuit says. said.
Police said GPS records showed they drove through several neighborhoods. Along the way, phone records show Spicuzza’s cash apps were accessed. Spicuzza and Crew then drove to Monroeville, where police said she was shot.
The crew on Thursday was taken to the Allegheny County Jail, where he awaits his disposition.
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https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2022/02/18/man-charged-death-of-missing-uber-driver-christi-spicuzza/ Calvin crew charged with murder in death of missing Uber driver Christi Spicuzza – CBS Pittsburgh