Watch: Mother of woman killed in Charlottesville protest speaks in Newport News

Posted at 3:46 PM, Oct 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-27 22:52:06-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - 32-year-old Heather Heyer was tragically killed in Charlottesville after Alex Fields Jr. plowed his car into a crowd of people.

Heyer, a paralegal from Charlottesville, was protesting the “Unite the Right” march when she was killed.

On Friday her mother, Susan Bro, spoke in Newport News.

The press conference was for the Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Cerebration for the Unity and Peace Program.

Click here for full coverage of the Charlottesville protest.


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