“It is with shock and a heavy heart,” wrote Daniel Ek. “That I can confirm that Chris Bevington from our Spotify team lost his life in Friday’s senseless attack on Stockholm.”
He went on to describe the impact that Bevington had on the streaming goliath during his five years there on a business and a personal level. The full post can be found below.
According to the Variety, Bevington was only 41 years old when he lost his life to the senseless truck attack in Sweden. The attacks took three other lives and injured about 15 more when the trucks rammed the shopping center.
CNN reported that the suspect was a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan that was arrested hours after the attacks. There was a second suspect that was placed under arrest under suspicion to be in connection with the attack.
The other three victims of the attack have been identified as a Belgian and two Swedes, Variety reports. On of which was an 11-year-old girl.