Charlottesville: Neo-Nazi gets life in prison for 2017 car attack

James Alex Fields Jr killed Heather Heyer when he drove his car into counterprotesters at 2017 Unite the Right rally. The self-described neo-Nazi who killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer when he rammed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters after a 2017 white supremacist rally was sentenced to life in prison by a federal judge in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Friday. James Alex Fields Jr, 22, had pleaded guilty in March to federal hate crimes connected to the attack at the August 12, 2017, Unite the Right rally. In exchange, prosecutors dropped…

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