27-year-old DNC staffer killed Sunday morning

Posted at 11:34 PM, Jul 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-11 23:34:26-04

A Democratic National Committee staffer was killed in the first murder of the year in a popular D.C. neighborhood.

Seth Rich, 27, died Sunday morning as he took a walk in northwest D.C. He worked for the DNC as the director of voter expansion.

The DNC chair called the you man a 'selfless public servant.' 

Police say two armed robberies occurred in the past few weeks in the same area. Some neighbors think this murder could have started as a robbery.

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