Aaron H. Swartz computer programmer, co-founder of Reddit, hung him self in an apparent suicide in his Brooklyn, New York apartment.
Swartz was found hung with a belt in his seventh-floor apartment on Sullivan st. according to New York Daily News, He was expected to face trail in February for a controversial computer-hacking case. Police sources confirmed Swartz body has taken to city medical examiner for an autopsy.
The 26 year-old co-author of Rss 1.0, and co-founded social news, and entertainment website Reddit. He was expected to face trail for 2011 breaching Journal Storage (JSTOR) downloading millions of documents. The Reddit co-founder was arrested for computer fraud and illegally obtaining documents, later indicted by the FBI for wire fraud, computer fraud, unlawfully obtaining information from a protected computer, and recklessly damaging a protected computer, and could face possible 35 year in prison.