x
Breaking News
More () »

WZDX

Athens man one of four who died during siege of U.S. Capitol, according to AP

An Athens man was one of the four people who died during the siege of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

ATHENS, Alabama — An Athens, Alabama, man was one of the four people who died during the siege of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, according to the Associated Press.

RELATED: Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer call for President Trump's removal by 25th Amendment

Washington police said 55-year-old Kevin D. Greeson of Athens died of a medical emergency during the riot that overwhelmed the U.S. Capitol. According to AP, Greeson was an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump.

RELATED: US Capitol Riot: What we know about the chaos in DC, aftermath

The Associated Press said his family said Greeson suffered a heart attack. His family maintained that while Greeson was a supporter of President Trump, he was not there to participate in the riot that overwhelmed the Capitol, according to the Associated Press.

IN OTHER NEWS: VERIFY: Fact-checking Trump's call asking Georgia Sec. of State to 'find' more votes

RELATED: San Diego woman identified as one shot, killed in U.S. Capitol building during riots

RELATED: VERIFY: Can the Vice President invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump?

RELATED: Facebook 'indefinitely' blocks Trump's accounts until Biden takes over

RELATED: Falkville man arrested at U.S. Capitol riot