Hundreds of mourners packed into a downtown Charlottesville theater wearing Heather Heyer's favorite color: purple. See photos of the memorial.
April Muniz cries on Tom Clay’s shoulder as they wait to enter a memorial service for Heather Heyer, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2016 in Charlottesville, Va. Heyer was killed Saturday, when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally. “I was there,” Muniz said. (AP Photo/Julia Rendleman)
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of mourners packed into a downtown Charlottesville theater wearing Heather Heyer’s favorite color: purple.
Heyer was killed Saturday during when a man drove his car into a crowd of people who had gathered to protest a rally of white nationalists, neo-Nazi and Ku Klux Klan members.
See photos of the memorial.
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