QAnon Shaman Jacob Chansley released from prison 14 months early, moved to halfway house

Posted on AllSides March 30th, 2023
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The “QAnon Shaman” — who became notorious by storming the US Capitol shirtless in a horned coyote-fur headdress on Jan. 6, 2021 — has been released from prison 14 months early and moved to a halfway house in Phoenix, Ariz., prison officials said Thursday.

Jacob Chansley, 35, who became the poster boy of the Capitol riot, had been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in federal prison but served just over 2 years, according to the federal Bureau of Prisons.

“It is appropriate this gentle and intelligent young man be permitted to move forward with the next stage of what undoubtedly will be a law abiding...

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