James Alex Fields was sentenced to life imprisonment


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.

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