Hunter Seefried Biography — Wiki
Hunter Seefried is the son of Kevin Seefried who was arrested after the FBI identified him as the man with a Confederate flag during the January 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol. Seefried was with his son in the Capitol that day. Both Kevin and Hunter were charged in federal court in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, January 14, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
They were both arrested in Delaware and charged with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, and one count of depredation of government property.
Hunter Seefried Age
Hunter Seefried, Laurel, Delaware, has not publicly announced his age yet.
“It is alleged that during the events at the U.S. Capitol, Kevin Seefried and Hunter Seefried entered the Senate Building through a broken window and, shortly thereafter, Kevin Seefried was photographed holding a Confederate Battle flag inside the Capitol Building,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a statement.
Everything You Need To Know About Hunter Seefried
Hunter and Kevin: I normally keep my Confederate flag outside my Home
Seefried and his son agreed to be interviewed by FBI agents, and both of them admitted to being at the Capitol. Kevin Seefried told agents he brought his family to Washington, D.C., to hear President Donald Trump speak and said that he brought his Confederate flag with him.
He typically displays the flag outside his house, he told investigators, according to court documents. Kevin Seefried further said he and his son participated in the march to the U.S. Capitol. Delaware Online reported Kevin Seefried has an address in Laurel.
They said a construction business was previously registered in his name but that the business license linked to a separate Laurel address has lapsed. The business name was K&E Construction LLC.
Kevin identified after Hunter bragged about being in the Capitol
Kevin and Hunter Seefried were identified when a caller told FBI agents Hunter was “bragging” about being in the Capitol siege with his father. The caller was Hunter Seefried’s co-worker and said he recognized him in a Metropolitan Police Department flier.
“MPD seeks assistance in identifying persons of interest responsible for Unlawful Entry offenses that occurred yesterday on US Capitol Grounds, 100 blocks of 1st Street, NW,” D.C. Police Department wrote on Twitter.
Kevin and Hunter Seefried also took a selfie
Kevin and Hunter Seefried were within a group of people that had a confrontation with police at the U.S. Capitol, the FBI said. The group “verbally confronted” U.S. Capitol Police for about 15 minutes. Footage from USCP showed Hunter Seefried taking a selfie or a video of himself during the confrontation.
Hunter accused of helping to clear broken glass from a Capitol window
Hunter was also identified as a person involved with breaking a window at the Capitol. He told agents that someone else broke the window with a board, and they asked him to help clear out glass because he was wearing gloves. Agents saw a video of the incident, which was posted on Twitter, they said.
The FBI used stills from the above video as exhibits in court filings. The video shows people breaking a window at the U.S. Capitol building with a shield and with a wooden board. A man the FBI identified as Hunter Seefried is then seen climbing onto the window sill.