On April 4, Money App founder and tech investor Bob Lee was killed close to Rincon Hill and the Bay Bridge in San Francisco. On Thursday, police introduced there was an arrest, Mission Native first reported.
The suspect, Nima Momeni, allegedly works within the tech trade and knew Lee, in accordance with reviews. Earlier than the stabbing, Lee and Momeni have been reportedly driving via downtown San Francisco collectively in a automobile registered to Momeni, police instructed Mission Native.
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San Francisco police haven’t launched any additional data concerning the arrest however instructed the outlet they imagine a confrontation occurred whereas within the car, which might have led to the act of violence.
In response to his LinkedIn web page, Momeni owns an data know-how consulting firm known as, Increase IT.
Screenshot of Nima Momeni’s LinkedIn web page on April 13, 2023.
Lee’s dying ignited grief and mourning amongst those that knew him and sparked outrage from some tech executives and Bay Space locals on social media. Enterprise capitalist Matt Ocko known as San Francisco “lawless” and Elon Musk tweeted that violent crime within the metropolis is “horrific.”
Nonetheless, in accordance with police information, violent crime in San Francisco is pretty low (solely 56 incidents of murder in each 2022 and 2021).
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“Nothing can undo this mindless crime, and we reiterate our condolences to Mr. Lee’s relations, pals and colleagues,” a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Matt Dorsey, tweeted following information of the arrest. “However I hope right this moment’s arrest can start a means of therapeutic and closure for all these touched by this tragedy.”
I am grateful to @SFPD‘s Murder Element and all of the officers from @SFPDSouthern and elsewhere for his or her tireless work to carry Bob Lee’s killer to justice and for his or her arrest of a suspect this morning. (1/2) https://t.co/YXyH92Low9
— Matt Dorsey (@mattdorsey) April 13, 2023