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Man suspected of breaking into Capitol Hill found dead, police say

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the United States Capitol Roundabout on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC Image: AFP PHOTOS

One of the men formally indicted for the January 6 invasion of the Capitol, identified as Christopher Stanton Georgia, was found dead, the Fulton County Medical Office in Georgia confirmed on Wednesday. Saturday (09), when police were called to the residence located in Alpharetta by Georgia’s wife. Upon arriving at the scene, the 53-year-old lawyer was dead. The agents collected two semi-automatic pistols from the home. Police suspected that the cause of death was suicide. Georgia was one of those arrested on Wednesday for breaking into the federal building and for violating the curfew in the capital Washington, but was responding for the crime in freedom – even though he denied the charges. charges at a preliminary court hearing.

According to a balance sheet released by the U.S. Department of Justice, 170 people have already been indicted for the January 6 uprising by supporters of Donald Trump, and more than 70 remain in prison.

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