Police have released photos of a person wanted in reference to the killing of a US Capitol policeman during the Trump riot.
Republican Senator Bill Cassidy tweeted photos shared by US Capitol Police of an older white male with a beard wearing a blue knitted hat with “CFD” on the front.
Officer Brian Sicknick was killed when supporters of the outgoing president stormed the US Capitol to undertake and stop the certification of Joe Biden’s electoral win.
“US Capitol Police just shared this picture with me. This man is needed for questioning in reference to the murder of fallen Capitol policeman Brian Sicknick,” Mr Cassidy tweeted.
Mr Sicknick, 42, was reportedly hit within the head with a fireplace extinguisher during the ugly scenes.Us
The 12-year force veteran collapsed after returning to his division office and was rushed to hospital, where he died from his injuries.
“Brian may be a hero which is what we might like people to recollect ,” his brother, Ken Sicknick, said during a statement.
He is just the sixth US Capitol policeman to die within the line of duty.
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