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A Trump follower, who was arrested at the U.S. Capitol riots, was found dead at home.

Christopher Stanton Georgia was found dead in his Alpharetta home with a gunshot wound to his chest.

Christopher Stanton Georgia was found dead in his Alpharetta home with a gunshot wound to his chest.On January 6, 2020, during the certification of President-elect Joe Biden's victory, a mob of Trump-supporters stormed the Capitol Building. The attack was an attempt to overturn Trump's defeat in the 2020 presidential election. The rioters entered the Capitol by crashing through doors and windows. The police evacuated the Senate and House of Representatives chambers. At least five people were killed in the riot, including a Capitol police officer. More than fifty police officers were seriously injured.

Christopher Stanton Georgia was charged on the same day for attempting unlawful entry onto the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and for violating Washington D.C.'s 6 p.m. curfew. He pleaded not guilty to charges in the D.C. Superior Court the next day.

He shot himself dead at his home in Alpharetta on January 9, 2020. The police found him with a gunshot wound to the chest. They removed two semi-automatic SKS rifles from his home. Currently, Georgia's death is under investigation by the Alpharetta Police Department. On January 12, 2020, the Fulton County medical examiner ruled that he died by suicide at his home.

The FBI has currently deployed their full investigative resources and is working closely with its federal, state, and local partners to catch those involved in criminal activity during this event.

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