Charlottesville car crash suspect ID’d as 20-year-old Ohio man

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Mug shot of James Alex Fields

CNN — The suspect being held in a Virginia jail in connection with a deadly crash near a scheduled rally of white nationalists has been identified as James Alex Fields Jr., 20, of Maumee, Ohio, according to Superintendent Martin Kumer with the Albermarle-Charlottesville County Regional Jail .

Fields is being held on suspicion of second-degree murder, malicious wounding and failure to stop in an accident that resulted in death.

One person died and 19 were injured Saturday when a car rammed a crowd of counterprotesters gathered to oppose a “Unite the Right” rally of white nationalist and other right-wing groups.

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  • Augster

    What a turd! But for those of you prisoners’-rights-activists that love turds: the turd will still get to vote. Governor Terry McCauliffe is a huge proponent of felons’ right to vote.