Georgia man charged in pro-Trump Capitol riot dies by suicide

Georgia man charged in pro-Trump Capitol riot dies by suicide

53-year-old Christopher Stanton Georgia committed suicide on Saturday after he was charged in the Capitol riot according to the Fulton County medical examiner.

Georgia was charged with attempting to “enter certain property that is, the United States Capitol Grounds, against the will of the United States Capitol Police.”

According to WXIA, the police report shows Georgia’s death is “under investigation.

Via WXIA:

Four men with Georgia ties have been arrested for making threats or taking part in last week’s riot at the US Capitol.

11Alive has learned that one of them, Christopher Stanton Georgia, has since died. The Fulton County Medical Examiner said his cause of death is suicide. They said he had a gunshot wound to the chest.

According to documents from the Superior Court of DC, Georgia is charged with attempting to “enter certain property, that is, the United States Capitol Grounds, against the will of the United States Capitol Police.”

An Alpharetta Police report shows Georgia died at his home on Saturday.

The report shows officers removed two rifles from his home and listed his death as “under investigation.”

Via Washington Examiner

A man charged in connection with Wednesday’s siege on the Capitol died of suicide on Saturday.

Christopher Stanton Georgia died in his Georgia home of a gunshot wound to the chest, per a police report and Fulton County Medical Examiner finding, according to 11Alive News.

Two rifles were removed from Georgia’s home by police.

Superior Court of the District of Columbia documents cited by the outlet state that Georgia was charged with entering “certain property, that is, the United States Capitol Grounds, against the will of the United States Capitol Police.”

He allegedly stayed out past the area’s 6 p.m. curfew, and when authorities asked him and others to leave, he did not.

At least five individuals, including one Capitol Police officer, have died as a direct result of the Capitol riots. Another Capitol Police officer, Howard Liebengood, committed suicide on Saturday, but it’s unclear if his death was related to Wednesday’s violence.

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