Ceremony in New Jersey to honor Capitol officer who died after Jan. 6 insurrection

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Sunday, July 24, 2022
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Brian Sicknick, the officer who died after defending the U.S. Capitol during the January 6 insurrection, will be honored in South River, New Jersey.

SOUTH RIVER, New Jersey (WABC) -- A police officer who died after defending the U.S. Capitol during the January 6 insurrection will be honored in his New Jersey town.

A garden has been created at Volunteer's Park in South River in honor of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick.

A dedication ceremony will be held Sunday beginning at 2 p.m.

RELATED | New Jersey native, slain Capitol Officer Brian Sicknick honored in DC: 'We will never forget'

Officer Sicknick was injured while confronting pro-Trump rioters during the siege on the Capitol.

He later suffered a stroke and died from natural causes.

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