Four officers die by suicide after defending U.S Capitol January 6 riot

Two more police officers who responded to the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol have died by suicide.

Metropolitan Police Officer Gunther Hashida was found dead in his home Thursday.

Kyle DeFreytag was also found dead on July 10.

Hundreds of then-President Donald Trump supporters stormed the building that day in an unsuccessful attempt to stop Congress from certifying Democratic President Joe Biden’s election win.

Four police officers told a House of Representatives special committee last week that they were beaten, threatened, taunted with racial insults, and thought they might die as they struggled to defend the Capitol against the mob.

More than 500 people have been arrested for their roles in the violence and more than 100 police officers have been injured.

The mayhem led to the second impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

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