Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, shot himself dead at his home in Alpharetta on Saturday morning
The Georgia banker who killed himself after being arrested at the violent Capitol Hill siege in Washington DC last week has been described by one friend as a 'dedicated family man'.
Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, shot himself dead at his home in Alpharetta on Saturday morning. He was found with a gunshot wound to the chest and died by suicide, The Fulton County Medical Examiner confirmed Tuesday.
High school friend Ashley Gunnin told DailyMail.com Wednesday: 'I am deeply saddened by his death. I hope he can be remembered as the man who loved his family and his daughters dearly.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'The Chris I knew was nothing like what we have been watching out of DC on tv for a week. Nothing. He loved his family and daughters.'
Georgia worked as a regional portfolio manager at BB&T bank, online records show. DailyMail.com has reached out to the company for comment.
Documents obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com Tuesday had shown Georgia's wife called 911 on Saturday morning, telling authorities there was 'blood everywhere'. His body was found in the basement of the home they share.
Family members on the scene were described by police as 'extremely distressed' in a police report. Officers also removed two semi-automatic SKS rifles from Georgia’s home, the report added.
According to documents from the Superior Court of DC, Georgia had been charged with attempting to ‘enter certain property, that is, the United States Capitol Grounds, against the will of the United States Capitol Police.’
Georgia has been described friends as a 'dedicated family man who loved his daughters'
Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, was found dead at his home, pictured, in Alpharetta
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Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, had been charged with attempting to ‘enter certain property, that is, the United States Capitol Grounds, against the will of the United States Capitol Police'. Pro-Trump supporters are pictured storming the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday
At around 7:15pm last Wednesday, on the night of the riots, Georgia was reportedly among a group outside in violation of the District’s 6pm curfew that had been put in place earlier that day to stem the chaos wreaked by the pro-Trump mob.
When officers gave the group several