Heather Heyer, is the 32-year-old woman killed in Charlottesville, Virginia; where James Alex Fields, 20, slammed his car into a crowd of people, protesting against White Supremacists.
20-year-old James Fields of Maumee, Ohio, drove his gray Dodge Challenger into a crowd of people, killing Ms. Heyer and injuring 19 others. Fields drove the car in reverse and left the scene before Charlottesville police arrested him a few hours later.
Charlottesville Superintendent said Fields is in a Virginia jail on suspicion of second-degree murder, malicious wounding, and failure to stop in an accident that resulted in death.
Heather Heyer of Ruckersville, VA, then a resident of Charlottesville; graduated from William Monroe High School, she worked as a legal assistant for The Miller Law Group, LLC. Heather died when she was crossing the street during the protests. She was born on May 29, 1985; one of the children of Susan Diane Heyer, 60; also mother of Heather’s brother Nicholas Aaron, 38.