Fact Check: Was Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick Killed By Rioters On Jan. 6th?

House of Representatives managers for former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial wrote in their trial memorandum on February 2, signed by Representative Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) that, “The insurrectionists killed a Capitol Police officer by striking him in the head with a fire extinguisher.”

In a January 8 online statement released by Sicknick’s brother, Ken Sicknick, on behalf of the family, said, “Many details regarding Wednesday’s events and the direct causes of Brian’s injuries remain unknown and our family asks the public and the press to respect our wishes in not making Brian’s passing a political issue.”

Newsweek Fact Check: Was Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick Killed By Rioters?