“I am fully responsible for my opinion and I apologize for the pain caused,” businessman Ed Butowsky said in a statement withdrawn of his earlier comment. “I sincerely hope that the rich can find out who killed their son and bring this tragic chapter into their lives.”
“Today, we retract and reject our statement, and we apologize to Mr. Rich and his family,” Internet activist Matt Sof said in a separate video posted online. “I am responsible for my actions. Fully … and would like to apologize to Mr. Rich and his family. “
In a statement, Aaron Rich said he was “satisfied” that the two were. “Responsible for the messages they make”
“In the more than four years of our loss to Seth, the allegations made against our family only perpetuate our grief without bringing us any closer to Seth’s search for Seth’s killer,” added Aaron Rich. While we will never be at peace until we get justice for Seth’s murder, I hope these incidents may prompt others to pause and consider the effects of accusing strangers of guilty on the grounds of enforcement. The law in their work, and let us remember Seth peacefully and privately. “
Seth Rich was shot and killed in Washington, D.C., in July 2016.Police said evidence indicated he was the victim of a brutally robbery. But after his death, activists and far-right media organizations have offered something even scarier.
Without real evidence, these right-wing activists have proposed a conspiracy theory that caused Seth Rich to leak DNC emails to Wikileaks and to be killed for the supposed leak. The theory is convenient for some on the right, as they contend allegations that Russia hacked the DNC, something that President Donald Trump argued.