Capitol police officer died of stroke April 20, 2021 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. Source Documents Direct, authoritative source material on this story. Reference Articles Articles Citable has ingested related to this story. Media Coverage Percentage of day’s news Article Sentiment Citable analysis assessing the language of each article related to the story as positive, negative or neutral. Publications Publications covering this story along with their cumulative positive or negative sentiment.