The ex-wife of slain Cash App founder Bob Lee says arresting a fellow tech executive he knew is “the first step toward justice” — but has no idea what motivated the stabbing attack
- Bob Lee was stabbed to death on April 4 while in San Fran for a tech conference
- Police have arrested a tech executive who lives in the Bay Area
The ex-wife of slain Cash app founder Bob Lee said today’s arrest of a man over the stabbing to death is “the first step towards justice”.
Lee was stabbed in the street last week. He was visiting the city from Miami, where he used to live. Police have yet to confirm the suspect’s identity, however local assignment He reported that he was a fellow tech executive who lived in the Bay Area.
It’s unclear if the man attended the same tech conference Lee was in town for, but the pair were seen in a car together at around 2.30am, moments before the stabbing.
And police sources said that some kind of confrontation between them led to the attack.
Krista Lee, who was previously married to the victim, told a local website Fox News 2 She is still baffled by the suspect’s motives, but the couple knew each other.
An arrest warrant has been made for the murder of Bob Lee, founder of the Cash App, who was stabbed to death in San Francisco on April 4.
Ky with his ex-wife Krista. She said his arrest today was “the first step towards justice” but she still could not explain his death
me with one of his sons. The 43-year-old had moved from San Francisco to Miami in October 2022, but returned for a conference
Lee staggered somehow from the car and was caught on surveillance footage struggling to walk nearby after the attack.
Shocking surveillance footage shows Lee stumbling through the city streets after being stabbed. He died in hospital later that morning.
Lee’s death was invoked as the latest example of escalating crime in the Democratic city and led to increased criticism of Mayor London Breed.
Over the weekend, she asked residents not to “jump to conclusions” about his death and said people would be “surprised when the facts come out.”
One day after Lee’s death, a former fire commissioner was attacked in the street outside his mother’s house. A 24-year-old man was arrested in that case.
The fire commissioner said the accident and Lee’s death are evidence of an escalating crime problem in San Francisco.
Lee’s father, Rick, had previously paid tribute to him on social media, calling him his “best friend.”
It shows Lee stumbling through an apartment building after being stabbed on April 4th
Lee was stabbed to death last week while visiting San Francisco. Above, his recent movements
San Francisco Mayor London Post this weekend urged people not to “jump to conclusions” about the high-profile murder, and said people would be “surprised” when the facts come out.
They moved from San Francisco to Miami as a family recently.
While Krista and Bob are no longer together, she has also moved to Florida to be close to their children.
I just lost my best friend, my son Bob Lee when he lost his life on the street in San Francisco.
I moved to Mill Valley, CA with Bob after his mom died in 2019 and we recently moved to Miami in October 2022.
Life has been an adventure with two bachelors living together, and I’m so glad we’ve been able to be so close in the past years.
Bob will give you the shirt off the back.
He will never look down on anyone and adheres to a strict non-judgment philosophy.
Bobby worked harder than anyone else and was the smartest person I’ve ever known.
He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Thank you to those who reached out for support.
Mr. Lee confirmed his arrest on Thursday but did not make any kind of public comment.