国会警察宣布该官员下班死亡; 没有给出死亡原因

国会警察宣布该官员下班死亡; 没有给出死亡原因

我们. 国会警察 (美国药典) on Sunday announced the off-duty death of one of its officers. No details on how or when the officer died were immediately given.

霍华德·李本古德军官, 51, who served with the department since April 2005, was assigned to the Senate Division, the USCP said in a statement.

CAPITOL POLICE OFFICER BRIAN SICKNICK’S FAMILY SAYS HIS DEATH SHOULD NOT BE POLITICAL

Capitol Police Officer Howard Liebengood during "Kid Safety Day," on April 24, 2008. (Photo By Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images)

Capitol Police Officer Howard Liebengood duringKid Safety Day,” on April 24, 2008. (Photo By Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images)

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and colleagues,” 该部门说. “We ask that his family, and other USCP officers’ and their families’ privacy be respected during this profoundly difficult time.

No cause of death was given in the statement. It was not immediately clear what Liebengood’s assignment, 如果有的话, was last week during the riot at the U.S. Capitol or whether he suffered any injuries.

It marks the second death of a USCP officer in the past four days.

Officer Brian Sicknick, a 42-year-old New Jersey native, died Thursday night from injuries suffered while defending the Capitol on Wednesday.

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In the department’s history, only seven officers have died in the line of duty, with Sicknick being the third officer killed while defending the Capitol.

Officer Jacob Chestnut and Detective John Gibson died in July 1998 when a gunman entered the Capitol and opened fire.

福克斯新闻’ Mary Beth Hughes contributed to this report.

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