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Cash App creator and Former Square CTO Bob Lee passes away following shocking attack

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  • Bob Lee, the founder of Cash App and former Chief Technology Officer of Square, has passed away after being involved in a stabbing incident in San Francisco.
  • The cause of the stabbing incident and further details surrounding Lee’s death has not yet been disclosed.

Bob Lee, the founder of Cash App and former Chief Technology Officer of Square, has passed away after being involved in a stabbing incident in San Francisco. The news of his death was confirmed on Tuesday, April 4, by a report shared by Bill Barhydt, CEO of the cryptocurrency wallet company, Abra. Although the initial report did not mention Lee’s name, Barhydt took to Twitter to announce the tragic news to the crypto community. The cause of the stabbing incident and further details surrounding Lee’s death has not yet been disclosed. This news has left the crypto industry in shock.

This information shared by Berhydt came directly from the San Francisco Police. However, the report explained that San Francisco police were called to a scene of a stabbing at 2:35 am on Wednesday morning.

Police officers responded to a call regarding an attack on a man in the area late last night. Upon arriving at the scene, they found the victim severely injured and immediately called for medical assistance. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of emergency responders and hospital staff, the man succumbed to his wounds and passed away. As of now, no arrests have been made and few details have been released about any potential suspects. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Tech industry mourns the loss of “instrumental” entrepreneur Bob Lee

Bob Lee, the founder of Cash App and former Chief Technology Officer of Square, was announced to have passed away by Jack Dorsey on the decentralized social media site Nostr. Dorsey, who is not only the creator of Twitter but also the co-founder of Block, Inc., the developer of the Square financial services platform, confirmed Lee’s death by stating “It’s real. Getting calls.” Dorsey further expressed his grief, describing the situation as “heartbreaking,” and acknowledging Lee’s crucial role in the development of Square and Cash App.

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Additionally, on April 5, former UFC fighter Jake Shields took to Twitter to share news of the murder of a “good friend” in a “good” area of San Francisco. Shields later revealed the identity of his friend as Bob Lee and expressed hope that the situation would draw attention to the issue of violence in the Bay Area, highlighting that Lee was an “extremely high profile” figure. The news of Lee’s untimely death has shaken the tech industry, leaving many mourning the loss of a talented and influential entrepreneur.

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