Seth Rich was shot about a block from his home in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, D.C. on July 10, 2016. Police were alerted to gunfire at 4:20 am by an automated gunfire locator called ShotSpotter. Rich was found conscious but later died in the hospital. Newsweek reported that police said he may have been killed in an attempted robbery and that the neighborhood had recently been plagued by robberies. Although Rich’s watch strap was torn, nothing had apparently been taken from him.
Family of slain Seth Rich says reports that he fed DNC info to WikiLeaks are untrue
As the investigation into the 2016 homicide continues, police say he was the victim of a robbery attempt.
Family’s private investigator: There is evidence Seth Rich had contact with WikiLeaks prior to death
It has been almost a year since Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich was murdered in the nation’s capital. There have been no solid answers about why he was killed until now.