US Capitol riots: Suspect held after deportation from Kenya

An American linked to January’s deadly riots at the US Capitol in Washington DC has been summoned to a court in New York after being deported from Kenya.

Isaac Sturgeon, 32, of Dillon, Montana, was arrested by the FBI on arrival at JFK airport over the weekend.

He is charged with seven counts including shoving a metal barricade into police officers. On Monday, he was released on a $250,000 (£181,000) bond.

A mob loyal to Donald Trump stormed the Congress building on 6 January.

The attack saw five people including a police officer killed, and shook the foundations of American democracy.

He had been staying in Kenya since 24 January, and was planning to return to the US in April, according to court documents.

According to the New York Post, which saw the documents, Mr Sturgeon was deported from the country after an arrest warrant was issued by the FBI.

BBC

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