DONALD Trump fan reportedly shot himself within the chest and was found dead by his wife after his Capitol riot arrest.
Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, was charged last week for his involvement in Wednesday’s Capitol chaos, 11-Alive reported.
Christopher Stanton Georgia’s wife found him dead in their basement on Saturday
Georgia was arrested last week
His wife found him on Saturday morning within the basement of their home and told police there was “blood everywhere.”
The father-of-two was found with a gunshot wound to the chest, the Daily Mail reported.
the doctor ruled that the Alpharetta, Georgia, the man died by suicide, consistent with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Authorities haven’t yet commented on a reason why Georgia took her own life.
A police report obtained by The Sun states that Georgia’s relations were “extremely distressed” at the scene.
Georgia’s wife provided gruesome details to cops and said she was checking out a gun.
Police reportedly confiscated two semi-automatic SKS rifles from Georgia’s home.
On the day of the Capitol riots, Georgia had stayed out past the 6 pm curfew after cops told Trump fans to go away around 7.15 pm, court documents showed.
He was charged with attempting to “enter the certain property, that is, us Capitol Grounds, against the desire of us Capitol Police,” the police report states.
Georgia faced a maximum penalty of a $1,000 fine and/or up-to 180 days in jail.
The Trump supporter reportedly worked at the North Carolina-based depository financial institution BB&T, as a regional portfolio manager.
Georgia apparently began working in finance after selling hairpieces within the 1990s.
His neighbor, Jace Carreras, described him as a “loving father” who “always had a smile and loved cutting his own grass.”
“I never heard him speak badly to anyone about anyone,” Carreras said.
Meanwhile, Ellen Burbage, whose daughter Lisa was once married to Georgia for fewer than a year, said he didn’t come off as political once they knew him.
“He wasn’t political in the least then that I remember but that wasn’t a political time, times have changed,” Burbage said.
She added that she was “thrilled my daughter could see she had made an enormous mistake,” and was “glad” to not see him again after the divorce.
We didn’t think he was the proper person for her to marry, she was just out of school, and that I thought he was a really bad influence on her,” Burbage said.
Georgia is that the sixth person reported dead since MAGA fans broke into the Capitol to undertake to prevent Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
The Trump supporters who died are identified as Ashli Babbitt, 35, Roseanne Boyland, 34, Kevin Greeson, 55, and Benjamin Phillips, 50.
Capitol policeman Brian D. Sicknick died after being hit within the head with a fireplace extinguisher.
On Sunday, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser asked President Donald Trump for an emergency declaration, which lets the govt increase powers during a specific area.
Trump on Monday issued the emergency declaration and ordered federal agencies to help local enforcement, amid fears of more unrest as Biden’s Inauguration Day approaches.