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Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick could lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington after sacrificing his life in the line of duty trying to fend off rioters who breached the building earlier this week. Fox News has learned that officials are making the option available to the late officer’s family. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died after Wednesday’s riot, could lie in honor within the Capitol Rotunda after sacrificing his life in the line of duty while trying to fend off rioters who breached the building earlier this week. Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., said Sicknick was a resident of his congressional district and earned honors through a career in the military and law enforcement. US CAPITOL POLICE OFFICER DEAD FOLLOWING INJURIES SUFFERED DURING RIOT “Officer Brian Sicknick, my constituent, was 42 years old, a military veteran who served in the US Capitol Police for 12 years,” he said in a statement. “He made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting those trapped in the Capitol amid a violent assault on our democracy itself. He deserves to lie in state.” Sicknick joined the Capitol Police in 2008 and was a member of its First Responders Unit. He was injured during a physical altercation with rioters who breached the Capitol Building Wednesday and collapsed after returning to his division office, authorities said. He was taken to a hospital, where he died Thursday night. Authorities from multiple agencies are investigating Sicknick’s death as a homicide, according to a statement from the […]