Georgia woman among those who died in siege of US Capitol

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Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. As Congress prepares to affirm President-elect Joe Biden's victory, thousands of people have gathered to show their support for President Donald Trump and his claims of election fraud. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

From The Associated Press



KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Media— A 34-year-old Georgia woman was among the four people who died during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, police in Washington said Thursday.

Rosanne Boyland, of Kennesaw, Georgia, died of a “medical emergency” during Wednesday’s violent protests, District of Columbia Police Chief Robert Contee III said.

Officials did not immediately release additional details about Boyland’s cause of death.

Kennesaw is a suburban community of about 35,000 people just northwest of Atlanta.

A California woman was fatally shot inside the Capitol during Wednesday’s siege. Police say Ashli Babbitt, 35, was part of a crowd that was breaking down the doors to a barricaded room where armed officers stood on the other side.

Two other people also died from a medical emergencies during the riot, including a 55-year-old Alabama man.

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