Reddit founder Aaron Swartz found dead in suicide at Brooklyn apartment
The Internet genius behind the popular Web site Reddit.com committed suicide at his Brooklyn home, police sources and friends said.
Cops found Aaron Swartz, 26, unconscious at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the bedroom of his Sullivan Place apartment building in Crown Heights, law-enforcement sources said.
He had used a belt to hang himself and left no note, the sources added.
Swartz helped create Reddit and drafted an early version of the RSS format, a Web feed that syndicates frequently updated online work, including news, blogs and audio.