Nima Momeni Who is the tech executive arrested for murder of Cash App founder Bob Lee
San Francisco police arrested tech executive Nima Momeni on Thursday for stabbing Cash App founder Bob Lee to death.
After an altercation on Rincon Hill, San Francisco, Mr. Momeni, 38, allegedly stabbed the 43-year-old.
Thursday's press briefing by San Francisco Police Chief William Scott confirmed Mr. Momeni's murder charge.
Mr. Momeni said the man was captured early Thursday in Emeryville, California.
The arrest was first reported by Mission Local, which indicated the pair was acquainted.
According to San Francisco County jail records, Mr. Momeni was booked for murder at 9.19am on Thursday.
In a Twitter message, San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Matt Dorsey thanked the murder division for "their tireless work to bring Bob Lee’s killer to justice and for their arrest of a suspect this morning."
“Obviously, nothing can undo this senseless crime, and we reiterate our condolences to Mr. Lee’s family, friends, and colleagues.
But I hope today's arrest can start a healing and closure process for everyone affected by this tragedy.”