The feds are looking into whether James Alex Fields Jr., the suspect accused of ramming his car into a group of counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., had help planning the alleged attack, a senior Justice Department official familar with the investigation told Fox News on Sunday.
The DOJ has opened a federal civil rights hate crime investigation into Saturday’s crash, which killed one person and injured 19 others.
“The investigation is not limited to the driver. We will investigate whether others may have been involved in planning the attack,” the official said, adding that domestic terrorism charges are possible as well. Read more at Fox News.