Charlottesville car crash suspect ID’d as 20-year-old Ohio man

(CNN) The particular suspect being held in a Virginia prison in connection with a deadly crash close to a scheduled rally of whitened nationalists has been identified as James Alex Fields Jr., 20, of Maumee, Ohio, according to Superintendent Martin Kumer with the Albermarle-Charlottesville County Regional Prison.

Areas is being held on suspicion associated with second-degree murder, malicious wounding plus failure to stop in an accident that will resulted in death.
One person died and nineteen were injured Saturday when a vehicle rammed a crowd of counterprotesters collected to oppose a “Unite the particular Right” rally of white nationalist and other right-wing groups.

Charlottesville Police Chief ‘s Thomas said the suspect has been taken into custody not definately not the crash site.

Thomas told reporters a 32-year-old woman was murdered while she was crossing the road. Her name was not released.

“What the planet saw today is not the place Charlottesville is, ” Thomas said from the violence that preceded the planned rally. “We love our town. Let us heal. This is not our tale. Outsiders do not tell our tale. We will tell our own story. inch
Police mentioned only that the crash is below investigation and have not commented upon specific aspects of the crash.