Jan. 6 Defendant Released Early After Supreme Court Decision

By Daniel Walker | April 22, 2024

Kevin Seefried

A man who was sentenced to three years in prison for his actions during the January 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol has been released by a federal judge. This decision came after the Supreme Court began reviewing a case that could impact not only his sentence but also those of many others involved in the riot.

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Kevin Seefried, from Laurel, Delaware, was convicted of a felony for obstructing an official proceeding and also received a 12-month and 6-month sentence for misdemeanor charges.

Famously photographed

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He and his son Hunter were among the first individuals to enter the Capitol during the insurrection, famously photographed carrying a Confederate flag inside.