A woman working for a pharmaceutical firm in San Francisco was fatally shot in Mexico City over the weekend, according to her employer and the U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs.
The death occurred on Saturday, according to federal officials.
She had worked for more than two years at Nektar Therapeutics, where senior vice president of investor relations and corporate affairs Jennifer Ruddock described her as a “bright and passionate rising star” on the investor relations team.
“She was always willing to help on any project across the company and had an incredibly strong work ethic,” Ruddock said in a statement. “She will be incredibly missed by all of us.