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Cory Konold biography: 10 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Tucson, Arizona

Cory Konold (©FBI)

Cory Konold (©FBI)

Cory Dale Konold is a white man from Arizona, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona. (a)
  2. He is the brother of Felicia Konold. They are allegedly affiliated with the Proud Boys chapter in Kansas City, Missouri. (a)
  3. He used to work with his father Robert Konold. (a)
  4. His father described him as a “normal, average fricking kid.” (a)
  5. On January 6, 2021, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA. That day, Donald Trump supporters breached the building while a joint session of Congress was certifying the vote of the Electoral College and affirming Joe Biden‘s victory in the 2020 presidential election. During the riot, he acted together with Felicia, Louis Enrique Colon, Christopher Kuehne and William Chrestman to prevent officers from crowd control by obstructing metal barriers. (b) (c)
  6. A Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui on February 10, 2021. (c)
  7. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with conspiracy, civil disorder, obstruction of an official proceeding, knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and disorderly conduct on U.S. Capitol grounds. (b)
  8. At around 7:00 a.m. on February 11, 2021, FBI agents and FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force members arrested him and Felicia without incident. (a)
  9. He was 25 years old when he was arrested on February 11, 2021. (d)
  10. His father was surprised to see him and Felicia on the news after their arrest. Felicia was the one who wanted to go to the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 and he was going to help with the driving, according to their father. On the evening of February 11, 2021, their father said, “He was more there I think at that point to keep an eye on his sister. That’s the only thing I can come up with.” (a)

 

(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)

SOURCES:

If you have information about someone who participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, call 1-800-CALL-FBI. You may also submit relevant photos and videos to the FBI.

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