“Think about how you would feel losing a son or brother. And while dealing with this, you had baseless accusations of your lost family member being part of a vast conspiracy,” Mr. Rich continued, “As the family, we would hope to be the first people to learn about any such evidence and reasons for Seth’s death It is a travesty that you would prompt false conspiracy theories and other people’s agendas rather than work with the family to learn the truth.”
Media outlets on the far-right have been using the death of Seth Rich as a story to counter all of the negative news emanating from the Trump administration. Mr. Hannity,
“We appeal to your decency to not cause a grieving family more pain and suffering by allowing your platform to be used by someone to drag our family name through the mud,” is how Mr. Rich’s letter concluded.