The man accused of ramming his car through a group of protesters on Aug. 12, killing Heather Heyer and injuring dozens of others will face a three-week jury trial this fall.
On Wednesday, 20-year-old James Alex Fields Jr., of Ohio, appeared via video in Charlottesville Circuit Court and waived his right to a speedy trial. Both the defense and prosecution agreed to push the trial date to later this year to give themselves time to prepare.
His trial is set to begin on Nov. 26.
On Dec. 18, a Charlottesville grand jury indicted Fields on 10 charges: first-degree murder, five counts of malicious wounding, three counts of aggravated malicious wounding and failing to stop at scene of a crash.