Bob Lee’s suspected killer was suspected of stabbing two teens in 2005.
Nima Momeni is charged with stabbing Lee on April 4 in San Francisco
Momeni was investigated, but not charged in the earlier stabbings, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
Nima Momeni, the tech consultant charged in the killing of Cash App founder Bob Lee in San Francisco, was suspected of stabbing two teenagers in what police believed was a drug dispute in 2005, the San Francisco Chronicle first reported.
Police in Albany, California, investigated Momeni in connection with the stabbings of a 19-year-old and 16-year-old, but he was never charged, the Chronicle reported based on police documents.
The two teens had minor injuries, and police believed the altercation may have started when the younger teen attacked Momeni, the Chronicle reported based on the police report.
The report listed Momeni as a victim and a suspect in the case, according to the Chronicle.
Momeni’s lawyer, Paula Canny, didn’t immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment on Tuesday.
Momeni is now awaiting trial on a murder charge in Lee’s April 4 killing. Before the stabbing, Momeni approached Lee after learning the tech founder had been sleeping with his sister, prosecutors said in court.
Lee’s friends told the Wall Street Journal that Khazar Momeni — who is married — was having an affair with Lee and that Lee had dated Momeni’s ex-girlfriend three years earlier.
In a call with Insider last month, Canny, disputed the alleged affair between Lee and Khazar.
“Based on my investigation, there was no romantic or sexual relationship between (Khazar) and Bob,” Canny told Insider at the time.
Canny said at the time she wasn’t aware if Lee and Momeni had the same partner, but if they did it wouldn’t be significant in the case.
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