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Man From Georgia Arrested After Entering US Capitol Killed Himself

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Man From Georgia Arrested After Entering US Capitol Killed Himself

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A man who was arrested after entering the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 in Washington was found dead in Georgia several days later. The Fulton County Medical Examiner said an autopsy performed on Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, showed he died on Jan. 9 from a gunshot wound to the chest. The manner of death, according to the autopsy, was suicide. According to arrest records, Georgia was booked by Washington police officers for a curfew violation and unlawful entry on Jan. 6, after dozens of protesters breached the Capitol building during a joint session of Congress. A court filing from prosecutors said that Georgia “without lawful authority, did enter and attempt to enter certain public property, that is, the United States Capitol Ground, against the will of the United States Capitol Police.” Georgia and other men ignored warnings about dispersing and going inside when they were spotted later Wednesday outside in …

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