Friday, January 08, 2021
A United States Capitol Police officer died Thursday night from injuries sustained when he engaged with a pro-Trump mob that descended on the U.S. Capitol the day before. Officer Brian D. Sicknick died at about 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, the Capitol Police said in a statement. He had been with the agency since 2008. Mr. Sicknick was responding to the riots on Wednesday and "was injured while physically engaging with protesters," the agency's statement said.
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