Second police officer died by suicide following Capitol attack

Source: Politico | January 27, 2021 | Caitlin Emma and Sarah Ferris

“We honor the service and sacrifices of Officers Brian Sicknick, Howard Liebengood, and Jeffery Smith,” said the acting D.C. police chief.

A second police officer who responded to the violent insurrection that rocked the Capitol Building on Jan. 6 has died by suicide, according to testimony obtained by POLITICO.

Acting Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee told House appropriators during a closed-door session on Tuesday that Jeffrey Smith, a D.C. Police officer, and Capitol Police Officer Howard Liebengood both “took their own lives in the aftermath of that battle.”

Smith’s death had not been disclosed prior to Contee’s testimony.

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