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Olympic Gold-Medal Swimmer Klete Keller Charged in Connection With Capitol Breach

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Olympic Gold-Medal Swimmer Klete Keller Charged in Connection With Capitol Breach

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Klete Keller, an Olympic gold medalist swimmer from the University of Southern California, was charged in a U.S. District Court in Washington, court documents show. According to court documents (pdf), a photograph appeared to show the red and white Olympic patch on a jacket worn by Keller. Officials identified Keller in the group that entered the Capitol on Jan. 6, using video footage, while journalists spoke to more than a dozen people who identified Keller in a video that circulated on Twitter. “Second, Colorado state records and publicly available information list Keller’s height at 6 feet, 6 inches tall, and [the individual in the video footage] appears to be one of the tallest individuals in the video depicting individuals in the Rotunda,” said a special agent from the FBI in the court documents. The agent also wrote that it is “a crime to willfully and knowingly utter loud, threatening, or …

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