Homicide probe opened into death of police officer

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The FBI will join a homicide investigation into the death of a police officer from injuries sustained while defending the US Capitol from a mob of President Donald Trump’s loyalists.

Brian Sicknick, an Iraq War veteran, died in hospital on Thursday night local time after “physically engaging” with pro-Trump rioters who stormed the complex on Wednesday (local time) to disrupt the certification of Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential election winThe States, but it also saw an uptick in cases beginning i, according to the Capitol Police.

His death will be investigated by the Washington Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branchmore than 1,300 of them in critical care., the Capitol Police said in a statement.

The FBI will help in the investigationis permitted, with cohorts., Acting Attorney-General, Jeffrey Rosen, added.

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