Bob Lee, the multibillionaire entrepreneur has been found dead near San Francisco on Tuesday. Police found the Cash App founder with stab wounds and took him to the hospital. Later it came to know that the 43-year-old Bob has died.
Rick Lee, the father of Bob has said that their son has been killed by someone. Before starting the company Cash App, he was also the chief technology officer at the company Square. There is no confirmed news about the murder, which his father has claimed recently.
The officials of San Francisco is facing a lot of accusations regarding murder and crimes in the city in the past couple of years. Not only that but according to the data, it has been considered the most dangerous city in the whole United States.
From the CCTV footage, it is coming to know that, Lee was last seen in an empty street, desperately looking for help. San Francisco police officers responded after the incident. Along with that, they are also saying that he was trying to walk towards the parked cars and he fell down even before reaching there. In that footage, it is also seen that Bob lifted his shirt and revealed the wounds on his body.
Later that, police found him in Rincon Hill unconsciously fallen on the street. Then they confirmed, that there are two stab wounds, which can be clearly seen on his body. The police tried their best and took him immediately to San Francisco Chronicle to save his life. But unfortunately, the tech entrepreneur couldn’t survive this crucial incident.
On Wednesday, Rick Lee made a post on Facebook that says ‘I just lost my best friend, my son Bob Lee when he lost his life on the street in San Francisco early Tuesday morning’. His brother Tim Oliver Lee has posted on Facebook that ‘He really was the best of us. I was so fortunate to grow up with him, and I feel like I’ve lost part of myself’.
Bob lives in Miami, Florida and he was in San Francisco to attend a summit on leadership. And he was staying for a few days to meet up with some of his friends. But the whole scenario is still kind of vague because their no solid findings on who killed him so brutally.
At the current time, he was the chief product officer of the cryptocurrency company MobileCoin too. This shocking incident has startled everyone. After this dreadful incident Bill Barhydt, the CEO of Abra said ‘He was a generous decent human being who didn’t deserve to be killed’.
He was a successful entrepreneur who founded a company that is currently worth $40bn (£32bn). After this incident, the owner of Tesla and Twitter chief executive Elon Musk has said ‘Violent crime in [San Francisco] is horrific and even if attackers are caught, they are often released immediately’. Along with that, Brooke Jenkins has said ‘we do not tolerate these horrific acts of violence in San Francisco’.
Now it is high time for the San Francisco officials to take some serious actions. The crime rate in the city is increasing each day and it is going out of hand. After such an awful incident may be the government will take some action.