A man from Athens is among the four people who died during the Wednesday attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Kevin Greeson, 55, of Athens was one of three people who died of what is being referred to as a "medical emergency" during the event, according to the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C.
There two other medical emergency deaths were Benjamin Phillips 50, of Pennsylvania and Rosanne Boylan, 34, of Georgia.
Ashli Babbitt, 35 of Huntington, MD, was shot and killed by Capitol Police during the riot.
According to The Associated Press, Greeson's family said he was a supporter of President Donald Trump's and that he did not condone violence.
Officials did not release additional details about the circumstances of Greeson’s death or where he collapsed, but family members said he had a history of high blood pressure and suffered a heart attack.
In a family statement emailed from his wife, Kristi, the family described Greeson as a Trump supporter but maintained he was not there to participate in the rioting inside the Capitol. The family said they are devastated by the loss.
They said, “Kevin was a wonderful father and husband who loved life. He loved to ride motorcycles, he loved his job and his coworkers, and he loved his dogs.”
The family added that Greeson attended the event to show his support for Trump. They say, “He was excited to be there to experience this event- he was not there to participate in violence or rioting, nor did he condone such actions.”
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