Georgia Man Charged in U.S. Capitol Attack Dies By Suicide: report

A Georgia man who faced charges in connection to last week’s attack on the U.S. Capitol has died by suicide, 11Alive reports.

Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, reportedly shot himself at his home in Alpharetta, Ga. on Saturday. He was found with a gunshot wound to the chest and died by suicide, The Fulton County Medical Examiner said, according to reports.

Officers removed two rifles from Georgia’s home and has labeled the death as “under investigation.”

Georgia had been charged with “entering certain property, that is, the United States Capitol Grounds, against the will of the United States Capitol Police” past the set Washington D.C. curfew of 6 p.m. local time. He was arrested with three other men.

Georgia pleaded not guilty to charges in D.C. Superior Court on Thursday.

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