A member of the dignity guard fainted Monday whereas standing close to the flag-draped casket of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, who died earlier this month and is now mendacity in repose on the Supreme Courtroom in Washington DC.
The horrifying incident unfolded throughout a dwell CNN broadcast from the constructing’s Nice Corridor.
The reason for the collapse has not been disclosed, and the officer’s situation is unknown.
The male guard might be seen wobbling as a colleague makes an attempt holds him up.
He then crumbles to the ground as others rush to his assist.
“Oh, oh,” a startled broadcaster might be heard remarking throughout the incident. “We’re now watching this dwell with you.”
To honor her pioneering profession, the Supreme Courtroom held a non-public ceremony Monday morning with audio system Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Rev. Jane Fahey.
The general public shall be admitted to the chamber pay their respects to O’Connor, the primary girl to take a seat on the panel.
O’Connor died from dementia and Alzheimer’s issues on December 1 at age 93.
Thought of a average conservative, she was first named to the nation’s highest courtroom by President Ronald Reagan in 1981.