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.
Fallen Capitol Police officer will lie in honor at US Capitol. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, who died after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday. The 42-year-old officer died after he was hit in the head with a fire extinguisher during the hours-long fight for control of the Capitol after it was violently breached by an angry mob that aimed to stop the counting of Electoral College votes for then-President-elect Joe Biden. Source 2f.
It is very sad what happened to many of the officers that day. No one needed to be hurt, crushed or beaten. I also heard that one of the officers lost an eye.
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