CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | Jury set to deliberate murder case in 2017 fatal car ramming

6Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A prosecutor told a jury Thursday that James Alex Fields Jr. had hate and violence in his mind when he deliberately drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally, killing one woman, injuring dozens and leaving bodies strewn on the ground.

As prosecutors urged jurors to find Fields guilty of first-degree murder and other felonies for the deadly August 2017 crash, his lawyers made a final attempt to convince them that Fields had plowed into the crowd out of fear.

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