Capitol invaded. Who are the five people who died in the riots?

Five people died in riots on Capitol Hill in Washington last Wednesday.

A woman close to the QAnnon

The death and personality of Ashli ​​Babbitt, the 35-year-old woman from California, were the most commented on. She was killed by the police inside the Capitol, while she was part of a group trying to cross a half-destroyed door leading to the House of Representatives where the elected officials had taken refuge,?. Hit in the neck, she was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.

Fierce pro-Trump, libertarian, trapped in conspiracy theories, the Air Force veteran (between 2004 and 2008) was very active on social networks (around fifty daily tweets), revealing a growing radicalization since February.

His tweets testify to an allegiance to the theses of QAnon, said experts on extremist movements. This conspiracy movement ensures that Donald Trump will save the world from an elite of pedophile satanists holding the reins of power, including, of course, Joe Biden.

At the time of her death, she was wrapped in a pro-Trump flag. The officers responsible for the shooting were placed under administrative suspension for the duration of the investigation.

For American extremist movements, it is already considered a martyrdom.

Capitol officer hit by rioters

Brian Sicknick, 42, a Capitol Hill police officer died the day after the events. According to the New York Times, the officer allegedly struck by rioters with a fire extinguisher. Agent Brian Sicknick “Was deployed on the clashes at the Capitol on Wednesday January 6, 2021 and was injured during physical contact with the protesters The Capitol police said in a statement. “He returned to his quarters and collapsed. He was taken to the local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries »Thursday evening.

Brian Sicknick had worked for this police service for 12 years. Before joining the police, after serving in the air force. The circumstances of his death are under investigation.

A woman who died during a crowd movement

Another woman, Rosanne Boyland, 34, from the small town of Kennesaw, Georgia, was reportedly run over by the crowd who rushed to the building. A friend of hers, who had made the trip with her, told a CBS TV station: “I tried to pull her by putting my arm under her. Another guy fell on her, another stepped on her. Three, four more piled up. “

Two other people with medical problems

The other identified victims succumbed to medical problems. Kevin Greeson, 55, of Athens, Alabama, died of a heart attack in the excitement of the moment, his family told CNN. He was a Trump supporter but was not there to participate in the riots, she says.

Finally, Benjamin Philips, 50, of Ringtown (Pennsylvania), is said to have succumbed to a stroke.

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