Christopher Stanton Georgia Biography — Wiki
Christopher Stanton Georgia is the Georgia banker who killed himself after being arrested at the violent Capitol Hill siege in Washington DC last week as he has been described by one friend as a ‘dedicated family man’.
Georgia shot himself dead at his home in Alpharetta on Saturday morning. The father-of-two was found with a gunshot wound to the chest and died by suicide, The Fulton County Medical Examiner confirmed Tuesday.
ARRESTED then SUICIDE. Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, bank manager from Alpharetta, Georgia was arrested and charged for entering the Capitol. After his release he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. https://t.co/47ctmdLBIz pic.twitter.com/Ec1jLUFPy6
— Cleavon MD (@Cleavon_MD) January 13, 2021
Christopher Stanton Age
Christopher Stanton Georgia was 53 years old at the time of death.
Christopher Stanton shot himself in the chest after Capitol arrest
Christopher Stanton Georgia worked as a regional portfolio manager at BB&T bank, online records show.
Documents obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com Tuesday had shown Georgia’s wife called 911 on Saturday morning, telling authorities there was ‘blood everywhere’. His body was found in the basement of the home they share.
Family members on the scene were described by police as ‘extremely distressed’ in a police report. Officers also removed two semi-automatic SKS rifles from Georgia’s home, the report added.
According to documents from the Superior Court of DC, Georgia had been charged with attempting to ‘enter certain property, that is, the United States Capitol Grounds, against the will of the United States Capitol Police.’
At around 7:15 pm last Wednesday, on the night of the riots, Georgia was reportedly among a group outside in violation of the District’s 6pm curfew that had been put in place earlier that day to stem the chaos wreaked by the pro-Trump mob.
What we know so far about Christopher Stanton Georgia
When officers gave the group several warnings to disperse, Georgia and his group reportedly refused, according to the documents. They were then placed under arrest as a result. Unlawful entry is a misdemeanor charge that carries a maximum penalty of up to 180 days in jail and fines of up to $1,000.
The attack on the US Capitol Wednesday happened as members of Congress met to certify Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory.
So far, at least 82 people have been arrested and more than 55 have been charged over the insurrection. Hundreds more are being hunted by the authorities but are yet to be found, including 25 people who are being investigated on terrorism charges.