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Facebook admits to pulling Noah Green’s accounts after fatal Capitol incident

Facebook admitted Friday it suspended the accounts of the suspect within the fatal US Capitol incident — as information retailers reported he was a Nation of Islam devotee who not too long ago misplaced his job and believed the federal government was conducting thoughts management experiments on him.

“We have now designated the incident beneath our Harmful People and Group coverage, which implies we’ve got eliminated the suspect’s accounts from Facebook and Instagram, and are eradicating any content material that praises, helps, or represents the assault or the suspect,” Facebook stated in a press release to NBC.

Facebook recurrently shuts down pages belonging to suspects in terror assaults and high-profile fatal incidents, however sometimes earlier than the press can find.

Facebook didn’t reply for remark.

Noah Green played for Christopher Newport University's football team.
Noah Inexperienced performed for Christopher Newport College’s soccer crew.

Noah Inexperienced, 25, struck two officers, killing one, on the US Capitol simply after 1 p.m. Friday, cops stated.

Inexperienced obtained out of the automobile, wielding a knife, and lunged at officers earlier than being fatally shot. Capitol Police Officer William Evans died 30 minutes after the assault on the hospital.

Green’s Facebook web page, reviewed by The Publish earlier than it was taken down, wrote about Nation of Islam chief Louis Farrakhan and shedding his job after graduating school.

Law enforcement officers hold up a US Capitol Police jacket at the site after a car rammed a police barricade outside the US Capitol.
Regulation enforcement officers maintain up a US Capitol Police jacket on the web site after a automobile rammed a police barricade exterior the US Capitol.

In Instagram tales, some posted simply hours earlier than the assault, Inexperienced blamed the US authorities for his points and wrote he believed federal legislation enforcement companies had been making an attempt to conduct mind-control experiments on him, in accordance to CNN.

Noah Green
Noah Inexperienced

The Publish was unable to evaluate these tales earlier than Green’s account was eliminated.

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