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Horned DC Protestor Refusing to Eat While in Custody, Public Defender Says

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Horned DC Protestor Refusing to Eat While in Custody, Public Defender Says

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The spear-wielding, shirtless man in a horned fur headdress, whose photos inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 spread widely on the internet, has not eaten since he was arrested on Jan. 8, according to his public defender and his mother. Jacob Anthony Chansley, 33, also know as Jake Angeli, turned himself in over on Jan. 9 and made his first court appearance on Monday. He has refused to eat food because he can only eat organic food, his mother told ABC15. “He gets very sick if he doesn’t eat organic food—literally will get physically sick,“ Martha Chansley told the outlet. Chansley will be provided food in accordance with his diet, a U.S. Marshall for the District of Arizona said, coming after the judge ordered the Marshall’s Office and Chansley’s defender work on the concerns. Martha Chansley described her son as a “patriot” and the “gentlest person I know.” A Justice Department, …

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