Hunter Seefried biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Laurel, Delaware

Hunter Seefried (©FBI)

Hunter Seefried (©FBI)

Hunter Seefried is a white man from Delaware, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Laurel, Sussex County, Delaware. (a)
  2. The Confederate Battle flag was usually displayed outside their house in Laurel, which sits next to a dilapidated chicken house. (a) (b)  
  3. He is Kevin Seefried‘s son. (b)
  4. One of their neighbors in Laurel described him and his family as good people. (a)
  5. On January 6, 2021, he and Kevin travelled from Delaware to Washington, D.C., USA to listen to Donald Trump‘s speech at the White House. Afterwards, he and his father participated in a march from the White House to the U.S. Capitol led by a person with a bull horn, which matches the description of their fellow rioter Jack Angeli. He and Kevin were among the supporters of Trump who breached the U.S. Capitol 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. He was wearing gloves so their fellow rioters asked him to clear glass from the window sill and he complied before other rioters broke the windows. At approximately 2:13 p.m., he and his father entered the Senate Building through a broken window. Once inside, he took selfies. He was photographed walking down the stairs behind his father and their fellow rioter Aaron Mostofsky. He and his father left the building at 2:36p.m. (b) (c) 
  6. He was 23 years old when he participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. (d)
  7. He bragged out being in the U.S. Capitol with his father on January 6, 2021 to a co-worker, who then informed the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (b) 
  8. On January 12, 2021, he and Kevin participated in interviews with the FBI separately and voluntarily. (b)
  9. On January 14, 2021, he turned himself into the U.S. Marshals Service in Wilmington, Delaware. He and Kevin were charged with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on the U.S. Capitol grounds and one count of depredation of government property. He was also charged with destroying property at the U.S. Capitol. (e)
  10. He became unemployed after his arrest on January 14, 2021. (f)
  11. He and Kevin appeared in the U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Delaware before Magistrate Judge Christopher Burke on January 14, 2021. The judge released him and his father to home detention and prohibited them from travelling to Washington, D.C. except for court-related matters. (a) (c)
  12. He and Kevin both faced five counts in the indictment filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington on April 7, 2021. The indictment added multiple charges against them. He faced three additional counts after he was seen in photos and videos damaging government property. (g)
  13. On May 4, 2021, he and Kevin appeared virtually in federal court before U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden for their arraignment. (g)

(This is a developing story. More details will be added.)


2 replies »

  1. He was actually born November 1997 so he just turned 23. His middle name is Scott, he is 5’4”, has multiple traffic violations in Ocean City Maryland and lives on Whaleys RD in Laurel Delaware with his father and older brother Kevin (who actually is 34) who has been charged with numerous thefts, a hit and run and fleeing from officers among other things.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.