'Murdered while protesting hate': Tributes pour in for victim hit by car amid clashes in Virginia
A 32-year-old woman killed when a suspected neo-Nazi ploughed a car into peaceful demonstrators in Charlottesville has been named as Heather Heyer. A memorial fund set up for Ms Heyer’s family had exceeded its target of $50,000 (£39,000) on Sunday afternoon, collecting $56,178 (£43,000). A statement from Ms Heyer’s mother on the fundraising page said: “She died doing what was right.
14 August, 2017 Family, friends mourn 3 dead in Virginia rally violence CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mother of the woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Virginia said she doesn't want people to be angry about her daughter's death. Instead, she said she wants people to continue her daughter's […]
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