Google has confirmed the death of a software engineer who died earlier this month.
Google said the engineer, identified as Kevin B. Dominguez, was killed at his home in Mountain View, California, on January 11.
Mr Domingez was a former Google engineer who was based in Mountainview, according to a Google spokesperson.
The company said the cause of death was listed as “respiratory failure”.
Google said it was “deeply saddened” by the death.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with Kevin’s family and friends during this difficult time,” Google said.
“Kevin was a talented software engineer and we are all devastated by the loss of his life.
We offer our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.”
The engineer had been working for Google’s Project Fi for more than a decade.
He was also a co-founder of the popular OpenBazaar software project, according a Google representative.
The developer has been working on the project since 2009.