The 'QAnon Shaman' is in plea negotiations after being diagnosed with mental illnesses, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, report says

According to his lawyer, the Capitol riot suspect "QAnon Shaman", is currently in plea negotiations with Reuters.After Jacob Chansley was found to have several mental illnesses, the prisoner was released and is now negotiating.Chansley, seen in fur and horns on January 6th, was one of the most prominent people at the riot.10 Things in Politics: Keep up to date with the most recent political and economic news. Loading Something is loading. Click Sign up to receive marketing emails and other offers from Insider.His attorney said Thursday that the Capitol riot suspect, also known as "QAnon Shaman", is currently in plea negotiations. He was diagnosed with several mental disorders while in prison.Jacob Chansley was one of the most prominent people after the January 6th attack. He was seen inside Congress wearing nothing but a shirtless outfit, a fur headdress and horns, as well as red, white and blue face paint. In January, he was charged with disorderly conduct and violent entrance. He denied all charges.Insider's Tom Porter reported that Chansley was required to take a psychological test in prison to determine if he is mentally capable of understanding the legal case against his and stand trial.Continue reading: Meet the seven US federal judges who had a past encounter with Trump and now help to decide the fate of the Capitol riotersAlbert Watkins, Chansley's lawyer, stated to Reuters that Chansley had been diagnosed by the federal Bureau of Prisons with transient schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, and depression. He said that the agency didn't determine Chansley was mentally incapacitated.Watkins stated that Chansley's mental state was also affected by his confinement in Virginia's solitary cell.Chansley is seeking a plea bargain, where he could plead guilty or a lesser charge in the hope of receiving a lighter sentence.Chansley's lawyer stated that Chansley had experienced delusions such as believing he was related Jesus or the Buddha. He also claimed Chansley was unarmed, innocent, peaceful, and had a pre-existing mental vulnerability.Chansley was one of 500 people arrested during the storming at the Capitol. This occurred when a mob made up of supporters of President Donald Trump attacked police officers and forced them to flee the building.Chansley was a supporter of the QAnon conspiracy theories movement and an influencer prior to January 6.Do you have a tip for the reporter? This reporter can be reached at