Capitol Police officer dies from injuries after clashing with pro-Trump rioters. A U.S. Capitol Police officer died Thursday after being injured when supporters of President Donald Trump raided the Capitol building on Wednesday, bringing the total number of fatalities to five. Reps. Rosa DeLauro and Tim Ryan released a statement late Thursday confirming the death of Officer Brian D. Sicknick. Ref. USAToday.
Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick's death investigated as homicide, any charges will be federal. The death of U.S. Capitol Police Brian Sicknick is being investigated as a homicide by federal and local authorities - a development that raises the stakes of the investigation into possible crimes committed during the violent security breach at the Capitol on Jan. 6. Any criminal charges related to Sicknick's death will be federal because the events leading up to it happened on federal property, an official with knowledge of the matter told USA TODAY.