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self described neo **** James fields who rammed his car into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville Virginia in two thousand seventeen pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes Wednesday fields has already been convicted of killing thirty two year old heather higher in the incidents the twenty one year old is facing a sentence of life in prison for hires murder under the plea agreement prosecutors said they will not seek the death penalty fields attorneys never disputed that he accelerated his Dodge charger into a group of counter protesters at the rally the lawyer suggested he felt intimidated and acted to protect himself , fields was photographed hours before the attack carrying a shield with the emblem of a far right hate group I think this blame on both sides president trump was criticized from the left and the right for initially saying there were fine people on both sides of the protests fields formal sentencing for heather hires murder is scheduled for July fifteenth