The U.S. Capitol Police confirmed that the Capitol Police who responded to the riots under the leadership of supporters of President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, died on Saturday after get off work.
The 51-year-old official Howard Liebengood was part of the response, as pro-Trump mobs stormed the US Capitol. Liebengood joined USCP in 2005 and died after get off work. The cause of death has not been disclosed.
The chairman of the union, Gus Papathanasiou, said on Sunday: “We are recovering from the death of Libengood officer.” “Every Congressman puts the safety of others in his own safety. Above, and Libengood police officer is a model of selfless service, this is the hallmark of USCP. This is a tragic day.”
Both parties pay tribute to Libengood-including former vice presidential candidate Senator Tim Kane (D.Va.) and House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R.Az). -Shortly after announcing his death, shared on social media.
McCarthy wrote: “For nearly 16 years, Capitol Police Howard Liebengood was honored to perform his duty to protect the Capitol.” “Judy and I pray for Howard’s family and the entire Capitol Hill community because we I feel sad for the loss of a great man.”
In announcing the death of Liebengood (Liebengood), the USCP said: “Our thoughts and prayers are passed on to his family, friends and colleagues.” “We demand respect for his family and other USCP officials during this extremely difficult time. And the privacy of his family.”
Liebengood’s death followed the death of colleague Brian D. Sicknick, who died of injuries in the riots on Thursday. Papathanasiou pointed out that after fighting cancer, the department also lost its third official Eric Marshall on January 2.
Papastanasio said: “Their lives and services will not be forgotten.”