Trump fan Christopher Stanton Georgia found dead at his home days after his arrest at Capitol Hill riot
A DONALD Trump fan was found dead at his home days after he was arrested at the Capitol Hill riot.
Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, was charged last week for his involvement in Wednesday's Capitol chaos, 11-Alive reported.
The cause of his death has not yet been confirmed, but is "under investigation."
Cops also removed two rifles from the victim's home, it was reported.
Georgia had been charged with attempting to "enter certain property, that is, the United States Capitol Grounds, against the will of the United States Capitol Police," prior to his death.
Court documents, obtained by the outlet, show that Georgia stayed out past the 6pm citywide curfew after officers told them to leave around 7.15pm.
Georgia faced a maximum penalty of up to 180 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine.
Last week, at least five people died after Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol building.
The victims were identified as Kevin Greeson, 55, Benjamin Phillips, 50, Ashli Babbitt, 35, and Roseanne Boyland, 34.
Police officer Brian D. Sicknick also died after suffering from injuries received at the protest.
Following last week's protest, Trump issued a dramatic emergency declaration for Washington DC amid fears of more violent clashes.
The president on Monday ordered federal agencies to provide assistance to local law enforcement as fears of violence continue to mount after Trump supporters stormed into the nation's Capitol last week.
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser wrote to Trump on Sunday asking for the emergency declaration.
An emergency declaration allows the government to increase powers in a certain area. It can be declared for a number of reasons, from natural disasters to the current Covid outbreak.
It can also be declared due to civil unrest, making Trump's declaration of emergency concerning as fears are already mounting about how to keep Biden's inauguration safe.
Trump's declaration states that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) can provide needed assistance from Monday through January 24.
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