Capitol riots: First pics of Kevin Greeson, Benjamin Phillips & Rosanne Boyland who died in DC chaos with Ashli Babbitt

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TWO men and a woman who died in the Washington, DC, Capitol chaos along with Ashli Babbitt have been named by cops, and the first photographs of them have been released.

The victims were identified as Kevin Greeson, 55, Benjamin Phillips, 50 and Roseanne Boyland, 34, officials said.

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Kevin Greeson, 55, was one of the men who died[/caption]


His son confirmed that Greeson suffered from a heart attack[/caption]

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The victims have been named by cops[/caption]

In a statement on Facebook, Greeson’s son Kyler confirmed that his father, who was from Alabama, had a heart attack.

“We all loved him so much,” Kyler wrote. “He made me the man I am today.”

His son also described him as a “great man” with an interest in car shows and motorcycles.

Greeson, a father of five with high blood pressure, was reportedly on the phone with his wife when he fell to the sidewalk and was unable to be revived by emergency personnel, according to a New York Times reporter who watched the situation unfold.


Kevin Greeson was reportedly on the phone with his wife when he fell to the sidewalk[/caption]

“He felt like it was a monumental event in his mind,” his wife, Kristi Greeson, told the Times. “I didn’t want him to go. I didn’t feel like it was safe.”

Phillips, a computer programmer from Pennsylvania who founded the website Trumparoo for the president’s supporters to communicate, suffered a stroke.

He called Wednesday “the first day of the rest of our lives,” according to The Inquirer

Phillips’ friends claimed that he said that the year should be named Zero because something would happen.


Benjamin Phillips, a computer programmer from Pennsylvania, died of a stroke[/caption]

Boyland was “trampled in the Rotunda,” her family confirmed to the Daily Mail after police said she may have been “crushed” in the mob.

Boyland’s family in Georgia added that it was her first Trump event and that they try to convince her not to go, while she was also hesitant about attending.

Her brother-in-law Justin Cave blames Trump for her death.

“I personally believe that the president incited a riot that cost four of his biggest fans their lives. One of them happened to be my sister,” he said.


Roseanne Boyland was trampled in the Rotunda[/caption]

“I personally believe we should invoke the 25th Amendment.”

Acting Chief for the Metropolitan Police Department, Robert Contee III, earlier said he believes that the three died from medical emergencies.

It came following chaos at the Capitol on Wednesday:

Ashli Babbitt also died on Wednesday after she was shot in the chest during the mayhem inside the Capitol.


Ashli Babbitt was shot by a Capitol cop[/caption]


Ashli Babbitt climbed through a window at the Capitol[/caption]

Footage emerged showing Babbitt trying to climb through a window inside of the political hub when she was shot.

The Capitol Police confirmed that one of their officers shot her and that they are on administrative leave.

The White House released a statement mourning the loss of Babbitt following the news.

“The White House grieves the loss of life that occurred yesterday and extends sympathies to their families and loved ones,” Press Secretary Judd Deere said.


Babbitt’s husband said she was a Trump supporter[/caption]

“We also continue to pray for a speedy recovery for those who suffered injury.”

Alongside the fatalities, several others were seriously injured in clashes after rioters fought cops and pushed their way inside the building.

Rep. Tim Ryan, the chair of the committee that funds Capitol Police, also confirmed that 15 cops were hospitalized.

This is the latest installment of the Capitol chaos that has ensued this week.

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Trump supporters stormed the Capitol on Wednesday[/caption]

Hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building as lawmakers met to certify the results of November’s election on Wednesday.

They succeeded in forcing Congress to halt its Electoral College vote count, and lawmakers hid or sheltered in place before evacuating.

After lawmakers were allowed back into the building on Wednesday night, a joint session of Congress reconvened and an electoral college count of 306 for Biden and 232 for Trump was certified.

A statement was then released from the White House in which the president pledged an “orderly transition” on Jan. 20.

But leaders continued to criticize Trump and his response.

Ex-President Barack Obama on Wednesday tweeted: “History will rightly remember today’s violence at the Capitol, incited by a sitting president who has continued to baselessly lie about the outcome of a lawful election.”

Former First Lady Michelle Obama on Thursday shared a statement in which she called Trump an “infantile and unpatriotic president who can’t handle the truth of his own failures.”

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