James Alex Fields who ran down the crowd of protesters in Charlottesville in 2017 was sentenced to life imprisonment, NBC reported.
In August 2017, there were clashes between right-wing and left-wing activists in Charlottesville. In the result of hitting the crowd, a 32-year-old woman died and 19 people were injured. Moreover, two policemen died in a helicopter crash, which provided preservation of order.
“On Friday a driver who ran down the crowd of opponents rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville by his own car, killed a person and injured dozens of people, was sentenced to life imprisonment on federal charges in hate crimes,” TV reports.
Earlier, Fields pleaded himself guilty by 29 articles.
Natalia Veselnitskaya – official website