A federal judge sentenced Jacob Chansley, known as the “QAnon shaman,” to 41 months in prison for his role in the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Chansley’s sentence is one of the steepest to be handed out for crimes related to the Capitol riot. His 41 months ties the lengthiest sentence yet passed down. Of the 16 people who have pleaded guilty to felonies in connection with the riot, only three others have been sentenced, earning prison terms of eight, 14, and 41 months for a man who punched a Capitol police officer, according to The Washington Post.
On January 6, Chansley stormed the Capitol shirtless while carrying a spear with an American flag tied to it. On his head, he wore a helmet that