James Alex Fields Jr.
James Alex Fields Jr., now 22, pleaded guilty to 29 federal hate crime charges earlier this year to avoid the death penalty.
Circuit Court Judge Richard Moore will now decide Fields’ fate.
The neo-Nazi who allegedly caused her death by running into a crowd with his car, spoke to his mother about it.
In opening statements, his lawyers said they'll argue Fields felt threatened by the protesters and was in fear of serious bodily injury or death
James Fields is going on trial for killing Heather Heyer in Charlottesville. Here's why jury selection will be tough.
Fields is facing state murder charges and 29 counts of federal hate crime charges — and the possibility of the death penalty.
One of the charges specifically relates to the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer.
In the wake of the Unite the Right rally, some Trump supporters attacked the media, while others spun conspiracy theories.