Connect with us

Murdered DNC Staffer Seth Conrad Rich Reportedly Divulging Election Fraud

Murdered DNC Staffer Seth Conrad Rich Reportedly Divulging Election Fraud
Hillary Clinton Brett Weinstein / Flickr CC

Nation

Murdered DNC Staffer Seth Conrad Rich Reportedly Divulging Election Fraud

Data analyst Seth Conrad Rich, working for the Democratic National Committee on voting rights, was fatally shot in Washington D.C.

With the cause and motive behind his killing a mystery, Rich’s death has elicited numerous conspiracy theories. He was shot dead in the early morning hours of July 10 near a neighborhood where he lived.

As reported by the Washington Post, there is suspicion that Rich was killed in an attempted robbery. The police have noted there are no suspects, witnesses or motive in the case.

Also read: Democratic National Convention: Hillary Clinton Officially Declared As Presidential Nominee

According to Rich’s mother, Mary, her son sustained bruises on his hands, knees and face, and was shot twice in the back. However, Mary noted, the killers did not take anything. She said the police told “her family her son may have been the victim of an attempted robbery.”

However, as reported by the New York Daily News, the police have said there is no direct indication that robbery was a motive, “but it has not been ruled out as a possibility.”

Numerous conspiracy theories have come up in the aftermath of Rich’s death. These theories, though not supported by sufficient evidence, are fueled in part by the WikiLeaks leak of almost 20,000 DNC emails.

Also read: Hillary Clinton Shows Presidential Vibe In A White Pantsuit At DNC

While Reddit users have hinted at the possibility that Rich leaked the emails to WikiLeaks, NBC News noted that government officials and security firms have alluded to the idea that Russian intelligence was behind the dump.

Some Reddit users have theorized that Rich was a DNC whistleblower who was secretly working to expose election fraud while collaborating with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. However, the limited scope of duties he held made him an unlikely target in the election fraud conspiracy.

In her speech, former secretary of state and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton referred to Rich as an example of someone who was killed who doesn’t feature in the headlines. She said Rich worked on voting rights for the DNC.

DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz described Rich as a “dedicated, selfless public servant who worked tirelessly to protect the most sacred right we share as Americans.”

Also read: Team USA Olympics 2016: Carlin Isles, Facts About ‘Fastest Man’ In Rugby

Liked this story? Subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more stories.

About Shaurya Arya

Shaurya covers wide range of genres. He is in the know about the day-to-day happenings in the US. He covers politics, environment, lifestyle and sports. Follow him to know the latest development in the US Presidential Election, rescue operations during tornadoes and other calamities or simply whether those viral videos and memes are true or hoax. With a Masters in Journalism, he has a bright future ahead in the field of writing and reporting.

More in Nation

Good News

To Top