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Ohio Man Charged With Murder In Virginia Car Attack Following White Nationalist Rally

The 20-year-old man accused of driving a car into a group of peaceful marchers has been charged with murder and other counts related to the attack.

A man who appeared to be marching Saturday with a group of self-proclaimed fascists and had, a day earlier, texted his mother to say he had dropped off his cat for her to watch, is accused of killing a woman and injuring multiple others by driving his car into a crowd of marchers.

James Alex Fields Jr., 20, sped his

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