Blair says she was with Heyer when the crash happened.
James Alex Fields Jr, of Maumee, Ohio, was charged with second-degree murder and is now being held at Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail. He said he met with the FBI director and U.S. Attorney General, and the Department of Justice has opened a civil rights investigation.
Fields, who attended his arraignment via closed-circuit video, apparently has no ties to Charlottesville.
The Miller Law Group said in its online bio of Heather that she had a lot of knowledge and experience in the bankruptcy field.
A next-door neighbor said Monday that he was interviewed by the feds and that "they took stuff out" of the one-bedroom apartment of James Alex Fields Jr.
A man accused of driving a vehicle into a crowd of anti-fascist protesters in Virginia was fascinated with Nazism, idolised Adolf Hitler and had been singled out at school for his "deeply-held, radical" convictions on race, a teacher has said.
He was arrested later that afternoon on suspicion of criminal homicide, police said.
The mother of the young man suspected of ramming his auto through a crowd of protesters during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, said she thought her son was attending a Trump-related rally on Saturday.
The weekend rally drew global attention to the city that is home to Virginia's flagship University of Virginia.
The Saturday incident victim's identity is yet to be revealed.
"I just knew he was going to a rally", she told CBS.
The next court hearing on Fields' case is scheduled for August 25.
His only words were "yes sir" and "no sir" to Judge Robert Downer's questions.
Fields drove his auto into counter protestors at the "Unite the Right" rally, which organized to protest the removal of a Confederate statue, and a video showed him participating in the march before he drove his vehicle into the crowd. Some of you have even followed through with subscriptions, which is especially gratifying.
"As a city, as a state, as a country we need to have real dialogue about what is fermenting this violence because we all have the right to disagree", said Swope.
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