Capitol Police release picture of officer Brian Sicknick who died after he was attacked by Trump rioters Updated for 2021

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Updated: March 6, 2021

The Capitol Police has released the picture of Brian Sicknick, a cop who died after he was hit in the head by supporters of President Donald Trump when they stormed the Capitol building in Washington DC on Wednesday.

“We join the nation in mourning the death of United States Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick. Yesterday, he succumbed to injuries sustained in the line of duty as he protected our nation’s seat of government,” the Capitol Police tweeted.

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Supporters of President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday after the president urged them to do so. They ransacked offices, and unleashed mayhem.

At least five people died, including a police officer and an Air Force veteran.

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Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba covers the White House, the U.S. government, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions for Today News Africa in Washington D.C. Simon can be reached on simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com

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