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Posted: August 14, 2017

Who is James Alex Fields Jr., suspect in deadly Charlottesville car attack?


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Who is James Alex Fields Jr., suspect in deadly Charlottesville car attack?
James Alex Fields Jr.

By Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —

A 20-year-old Ohio man has been charged with second-degree murder after police said he drove into people protesting a white supremacist rally Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia.

>> Deadly Charlottesville car attack: What we know now

According to the Huffington Post, James Alex Fields Jr. of Maumee, Ohio, near Toledo, also faces three counts of malicious wounding and one count of failing to stop at an accident resulting in a death. 

Heather Heyer, 32, was killed and 19 others hurt in the incident, authorities said.

>> PHOTOS: Violence erupts at ‘Unite the Right’ rally

Here's what we know about Fields:


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