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Capitol police officer dies from injuries suffered during riots

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) -A U.S. Capitol Police officer has died following injuries suffered in the violent siege on the capitol Wednesday, according to a press release from the department. The death is the fifth connected to the riots. The officer, identified as Brian D. Sicknick, died at 9:30 p.m. Thursday evening. A statement was released stating that Officer Sicknick returned to his division office and collapsed. He was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
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Updated: Jan. 8, 2021 at 5:22 AM EST
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