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‘QAnon shaman’ Jacob Chansley, face of Jan. 6 Trump Capitol riot, will plead guilty

  • "QAnon shaman" Jacob Chansley is set to plead guilty in a Jan. 6 Capitol riot criminal case.
  • Chansley's bizarre costume made him one of the most notorious members of a mob of Trump supporters to raid the Capitol.
  • The riot began after then-President Donald Trump urged supporters to fight against the confirmation by Congress of Joe Biden as president.

A protester screams "Freedom" inside the Senate chamber after the U.S. Capitol was breached by a mob during a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC.Win McNamee | Getty Images

"QAnon shaman" Jacob Chansley — whose bizarre costume made him one of the most notorious members of a mob of Trump supporters to raid the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 — is set to plead guilty in his criminal case, a new court filing showed.

Chansley drew widespread attention during the riot after being captured in photos and video walking through the Capitol complex shirtless, heavily tattooed, wielding a spear, wearing face paint, along with a fur hat that sported horns.

Chansley, who subscribes to the bogus QAnon conspiracy theory, currently faces six criminal counts, including obstruction of an official proceeding, civil disorder, entering a restricted building and violent entry of the Capitol.

But it is not clear what charge or charges the Arizona man, who is being held without bond, has agreed to plead to Friday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.

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