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The US Capitol Police died of natural causes after a medical examination was attacked


© Reuters. A photo of Capitol police officer Brian Sicknick is seen as people wait for his remains to arrive to be honored at the Rotunda of the US Capitol building in Washington


By Brad Heath and Sarah N. Lynch

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Washington, DC’s chief medical officer on Monday ruled that a Capitol police died of natural causes after multiple strokes following the attacks on the Capitol, a discovery that would have caused attacks The prosecutor hardly accused anyone of his murder.

The medical examiner office on Monday said 42-year-old officer Brian Sicknick died of a stroke the day after he was sprayed with a chemical outside of the US Capitol while it was under siege.

Sicknick was one of hundreds of Capitol Police officers who fought with former President Donald Trump’s supporters on Jan. 6, as they burst into the building to stop Congress from officially certifying his election victory. President Joe Biden.

Sicknick was sprayed with a chemical by the rioters around 2:20 pm on January 6, and collapsed at around 10:00 pm that evening. He died the next day at a local hospital.

Two men – George Tanios and Julian Khater – are facing accusations that they assaulted three police officers, including Sicknick, by spraying chemical stimulants on them.

The city says it describes how death is “natural” in the event that just one disease causes death. It says: If death is “occurring rapidly by trauma”, then the way of death is not considered natural.

The results of the medical examiner mean that federal prosecutors will find it difficult to bring murder charges related to Sicknick’s death.

The Washington Post reported the first time the medical examiner’s ruling.

Citing an interview with medical examiner Francisco Diaz, the newspaper said the autopsy found no evidence that Sicknick had any sort of allergic reaction to the chemical spray he had. exposure, as well as there is no evidence of any internal or external wound.

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