A Virginia state judge on Monday sentenced James Alex Fields Jr to a second life prison term for killing an antifascist woman when he drove his car into a crowd protesting against White Nationalists in Charlottesville two years ago.
Charlottesville Circuit Court Judge Richard Moore sentenced James Alex Fields Jr, 22, to life plus 419 years, as recommended by the jury that found him guilty last December of "murder plus eight counts of malicious wounding and a hit-and-run offence".
"Mr Fields, you deserve the sentence the jury gave. What you did was an act of terror," Moore said.
Fields, who appeared in court on Monday in striped prison garb, has already received a separate life sentence without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty in March to federal "hate-crime" charges stemming from the violence in Charlottesville at Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017.
Heather Heyer, 32, one of the counterdemonstrators, was killed in the attack.
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