CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A counterprotester who wielded an improvised flamethrower in a dramatic confrontation at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., was charged with assault and battery, police said. The counterprotester, Corey A. Long, 23, of Culpeper, Va., was also charged with disorderly conduct in connection with his actions during the “Unite the Right” rally on Aug. 12, the Charlottesville Police Department said in a statement.
At a news conference on Sept. 28, Mr. Long said he was protecting an older white man when he lit the spray can. “I was not in the wrong,” Mr. Long said. “A guy threw a spray can at me, and I took it to my advantage.”The rally attracted hundreds of white nationalists to Charlottesville, where they protested the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee.
He did not provide details about the suspects’ motivation, but called the crime “heinous” and pledged to prosecute those responsible and “those who obstructed or hindered this investigation.” He also did not describe how Mr. Coggins was murdered or the nature of the new evidence. He said more arrests were possible. Officials said Frankie Gebhardt, 59, and Bill Moore Sr., 58, were each charged with murder, aggravated assault, concealing a death and other crimes.
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