Driving to charlotteville for first-degree murder.
This summer, in charlottesville, Virginia (charlottesville) white nationalist rallies, police deliberately his car crashed into a group of men against the crowd, are facing first degree murder charges. At a preliminary hearing on Thursday, the judge charged James Fields Jr. With second-degree murder.
The charlotteville suspect remains in jail after his first court appearance.
The 20-year-old Ohio man was arrested on Aug. 12 when police said he sped into a crowd that killed Heather Heyer and wounded more than 30 others.
The incident was part of a deadly weekend in charlotteville and was intended to oppose the removal of Robert’s statue. Li became a national controversy. On Friday night, white supremacists marched through the university of Virginia campus of the torch campus, “the jews will not take our place” and fight their opponents.
The events surrounding the white nationalist rally in Virginia were deadly.
The next day, a white nationalist demonstration “united” brought hundreds of demonstrators and protesters to downtown charlottesville. Among them was haiye, 32, whose friend said he was always against racism and that she thought anything was wrong.
NPR’s Carrie Johnson reports: “investigators want to know if the scene crossed that line.
Some people who knew him said he was interested in Nazi Germany. A former high school teacher told members of WVXU that he was “deeply involved in adolf Hitler, white supremacy”.
Prosecutors will now bring charges against the grand jury.