The tech executive, Bob Lee who is also founder of mobile payment service Cash App has been stabbed to death in San Francisco, California, USA.
An emerging report claimed that the 43-year-old app founder was killed at about 2:35am on Tuesday when officials were called to the 300 block of Main Street near the entrance of a high-rise.
When the officials arrived, he was found with evident stab wounds on his body.
The police said in a statement, “Officers rendered aid and summoned medics to the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
“ Despite efforts by first responders and medical personnel, the victim succumbed to his injuries.”
Police had said no arrests is yet been made in connection to murder of the Cash app executive director.
The tech executive was the Chief Product Officer of cryptocurrency company MobileCoin as contained on his LinkedIn profile.
Many of his co-workers posted tributes on social media, with the company’s CEO calling him “an artist”.
“Bob Lee was an incredible human being. Saying Bob’s name in the past tense feels ridiculous,” he said in first tweet of his long Twitter thread.
“Bob’s energy was infectious. He made friends everywhere he went. One of the things that made him truly special was his capacity to dream big and to summon those big crazy dreams into our world. Bob summoned the future into the present,” he said in another tweet.
According to MobileCoin website, Mr Lee was at Google leading Android’s core library team and launched the world’s most used operating system