FBI Chief Chris Wray: Too Early to Tell Cause of Officer Sicknick’s Death – Despite what the Family Says

It’s been nearly two months since Officer Brian Sicknick died following the riot at the US Capitol on January 6th.  The original reports by the fake news mainstream media were that Officer Sicknick was beaten over the head with a fire extinguisher.  But that false narrative has since been debunked. Even far-left CNN admits it’s more likely he died from the effects of chemicals sprayed into the crowd that day.

The media initially ran with the story that Officer Sicknick was beaten over the head with a fire extinguisher by Trump supporters.

It was only later that the facts came out.

Propublica reported that Sicknick told his brother he was merely pepper-sprayed. And according to Officer Sicknick’s family, he suffered from a blood clot and stroke and was on a ventilator, according to Western Journal.

Officer Brian Sicknick died on January 7th, the day after the Capitol protests and immediately the media reported he died from injuries caused by blunt force to the head on January 6th.  But it is unlikely this occurred since, after a month of investigations, there was no evidence this happened. We first reported on January 10th that Sicknick reportedly died from something other than getting hit on the head by a fire extinguisher:

UPDATE: DC Officer Sicknick’s Death was Driven by Medical Condition – Reports of Fire Extinguisher Attack Have Not Been Confirmed

The Democrat-led Congress held Sicknick in the Capitol rotunda in January to publicize Sicknick’s death while holding onto the narrative that angry Trump supporters clobbered him over the head on January 6th.

The problem with the Democrat’s narrative shared in Big Media is that it holds no water.  After a month of investigations, there was no evidence to support the story.  Even CNN came around:

Investigators are struggling to build a federal murder case regarding fallen US Capitol Police officer Brian  Sicknick, vexed by a lack of evidence that could prove someone caused his death as he defended the Capitol during last month’s insurrection.

Authorities have reviewed video and photographs that show Sicknick engaging with rioters amid the siege but have yet to identify a moment in which he suffered his fatal injuries, law enforcement officials familiar with the matter said.

On Tuesday FBI Chief Chris Wray would not rule out murder in the death of Officer Sicknick.

Wray told Senator Grassley.
Chris Wray: I will take the second part of your question. There is an ongoing investigation into his death. I have to be careful at this stage because it’s ongoing not to get out in front of it. But I certainly understand and respect and appreciate the keen interest in what happened to him after all he was here protecting all of you. And as soon as there is information that we can appropriately share, uh, we want to be able to do that. But at the moment the investigation is still ongoing… We can’t yet disclose cause of death at this stage.

This is unfortunate considering Officer Sicknick’s mother said her son was not beaten by a fire extinguisher but died from a stroke.

Another day, another FBI lie.  The FBI becomes more untrustworthy by the day.

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