Bob Lee, the founder of Cash App and former Chief Technology Officer of Square, was reportedly stabbed to death on Tuesday morning near downtown San Francisco.
The incident occurred in the Rincon Hill neighborhood, and the victim was taken to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Although the city’s medical examiner’s office had not yet identified the victim as of Tuesday evening, friends of Lee confirmed to KPIX that he was the victim.
At the time of his death, the 43-year-old Lee was the Chief Product Officer of MobileCoin, a San Francisco-based cryptocurrency startup. The police have not yet made any arrests or released any suspect details.
Following the news of his death, Twitter was flooded with messages eulogizing Lee, many of which included his @crazybob Twitter handle. The San Francisco Police Department has urged anyone with information about the stabbing to call their tip line.