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Cash App Founder Bob Lee Stabbed To Death In San Francisco

The founder of Cash App, 43-year-old Bob Lee, was fatally stabbed in San Francisco at about 2:30 am on Tuesday morning. He was apparently walking in the well-to-do Rincon Hill neighborhood when the incident happened. Lee suffered two stab wounds to the chest. He attempted to seek help from people in a parked car with their hazard lights flashing, but they refused. Surveillance footage shows Lee collapsing to the ground after the vehicle drove off. Police arrived at the scene in under six minutes after a frantic phone call from Lee. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries.

Bob Lee was a very well-respected executive in the Big Tech space. Jack Dorsey, the former CEO of Twitter, worked closely with Lee on Cash App and the payment processor Square. Lee recently fled from San Francisco back to Miami because, in his words, the city was “deteriorating.” Lee was in town for a conference and he decided to stay a few extra days to visit family and friends. He left behind a wife and two daughters.

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Bob Lee, Cash App Creator, Is Fatally Stabbed in San Francisco – The New York Times

Bob Lee, Cash App founder, dead after apparent stabbing attack in San Francisco | CNN Business

Bob Lee, Cash App founder and former Square executive, killed in stabbing, policy say – ABC News

Cash App creator Bob Lee reportedly killed in San Francisco stabbing | Engadget

What we know so far about horror murder of Cash App founder and father of two ‘Crazy Bob’ Lee  | Daily Mail Online

Bystander ignored dying tech guru Bob Lee begging for help

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