Fourth Capitol Police Officer Dies By Suicide After Jan. 6 Riot


Metropolitan Police (MPD) announced Monday Officer Kyle DeFreytag, who defended the U. S. Capitol on Jan. 6, died by suicide last month.

MPD Chief Robert J. Contee III notified the police force of DeFreytag’s death in a message in mid-July, according to WUSA9. DeFreytag was at the Capitol on Jan. 6 to enforce curfew violations and served in the 5th district of the city.

Terrible Update >> Confirmed a *4th* officer who responded to Capitol Insurrection died by suicide. Officer Kyle DeFreytag of 5th District was found deceased in mid-July, Metropolitan Police said.

“I am writing to share tragic news that Officer Kyle DeFreytag of the 5th District was found deceased last evening,” Contee said i… (Read more)

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