Charlottesville car-ram suspect James Alex Fields denied bail
A 20-year-old man accused of ramming his car into a crowd of protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia has appeared in court via video from jail.
James Alex Fields was denied bail as he was arraigned for second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding and one count of hit and run.
Heather Heyer, 32, died and 19 were injured when a car hit demonstrators in Charlottesville on Saturday.
Mr Fields is said to have harboured Nazi sympathies.
President Donald Trump has been criticised for not specifically denouncing the far-right elements in the weekend’s march.
But the White House has defended his remarks as explicitly condemning the white supremacy groups involved.
Ken Frazier, CEO of drugs giant Merck, announced on Monday he would resign from the president’s American Manufacturing Council over Mr Trump’s response to Charlottesville.