Capitol police officer died of stroke

Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick

Capitol police officer suffered two strokes . Reports of death draw no links to Capitol riots .

Where: Washington, D.C.

The Facts

▪ Last month, two men were arrested on charges of attacking officer Sicknick with a chemical spray during the Capitol riots of January 6, 2021.

▪ Initial reports claimed Sicknick, who died hours after the attack, suffered from an allergic reaction to the chemical irritants sprayed by the rioters.

▪ The Medical Examiner’s office has now confirmed the cause of death as natural.

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