Cash App Founder Stabbed to Death in San Francisco, Tech Worker Arrested
Cash App founder Bob Lee was fatally stabbed on April 4 in the Rincon Hill neighborhood of San Francisco. Nima Momeni, a fellow tech worker and the boss of Expand IT, was arrested and charged with murder. Lee and Momeni knew each other, and were together in a car before an altercation that resulted in Lee being fatally stabbed. The knife used in the murder may have been recovered by investigators. The motive for the apparent murder remains unknown. Security video shows Lee approaching a car with its hazards flashing and lifting his shirt to show he was injured, but the car drove off without helping. Lee called 911 himself, but he was unconscious by the time the police arrived and later succumbed to his injuries. Momeni has been charged with murder, and the district attorney is filing a motion to hold him without bail due to public safety risks.
It’s a sad day when someone loses their life in such a senseless act of violence. The news of the arrest of Nima Momeni in the murder of Cash App founder Bob Lee is shocking to say the least. It’s even more unsettling to hear that Mr. Lee and Mr. Momeni knew each other, and that their altercation resulted in Mr. Lee being fatally stabbed.
The details of how they ended up in a car together and what led to the confrontation remains unknown, but it’s clear that this was a tragic event that should have been avoided. It’s unclear whether the knife used in the murder was recovered, but it’s reported that police found it at the scene.
What’s even more disturbing is the fact that a security video shows the dying Mr. Lee walking up to a car with its hazards flashing and lifting his shirt to the driver to show he was severely injured. The car drove off without helping, and Mr. Lee collapsed to the ground in the footage. It’s unclear if the red car Lee approached in the video was the one driven by the suspect or another passing vehicle.
Mr. Momeni, the boss of a company called Expand IT, was a fellow tech worker, and by all accounts, seemed like a nice guy. A neighbor of his recalls him being a very nice guy who had a pool table, gourmet food, and a very high-end speaker system. It’s hard to reconcile the image of a nice guy with the heinous crime he’s being accused of committing.
The motive for the apparent murder remains unknown, but it’s evident that there are public safety risks associated with Mr. Momeni’s actions. It’s no wonder that the District Attorney is filing a motion to hold him without bail. This tragic event reminds us that life is fragile, and we should cherish every moment we have with our loved ones. My heart goes out to Mr. Lee’s family and loved ones during this difficult time.
source: NY Post