White supremacist found guilty in parking garage beating after Charlottesville rally

Mason's Dan Borden to be tried June 5
Posted: 9:23 AM, May 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-02 09:34:20-04
White supremacist found guilty in parking garage beating after Charlottesville rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- A white man from Arkansas faces up to 10 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of malicious wounding in an attack on a black man at the controversial "Unite the Right" rally on Aug. 12, 2017, ABC News reports .

Jacob Scott Goodwin, 23, was videotaped beating 20-year-old DeAndre Harris after the rally left one dead and 19 injured in a car-ramming attack.

The jury recommended a sentence of 10 years and a $20,000 fine for Goodwin, according to ABC News . He's scheduled for sentencing on Aug. 23.

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Former Mason High School student Daniel Borden , 19, was also arrested and charged with felonious assault in the attack on Aug. 25, 2017.

Dan Borden

Borden attended Mason through his junior year but did not return for his senior year, Mason City Schools spokeswoman Tracey Carson said. In police reports, classmates said Borden  had threatened violence  during his middle school and high school years. One said Borden drew swastikas and called him "Jew Boy."

A two-day jury trial is scheduled to start on June 5 for Borden, who has been held at the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail since late August, according to WVIR .

At a pretrial motion in March, Borden's father Rick told the court that traveling between Huber Heights, Ohio, and Charlottesville, Virginia, had been tough for his family and that Dan should be allowed to return home. Borden's defense attorney also requested a change of venue on the grounds that a local jury would be biased. The judge said he would take the request under advisement during the trial, according to WVIR .

The driver accused of driving his car through the crowd at that Charlottesville rally, James Fields, 32, of Maumee, Ohio, will stand trial for first-degree murder starting Nov. 26. Fields  attended Cooper High School in Union, Kentucky , where his history teacher Derek Weimer called him a quiet, respectful student with "radical ideas on race."

"He was very infatuated with the Nazis, with Adolf Hitler. He also had a huge military history, especially with German military history and World War II. But, he was pretty infatuated with that stuff," Weimer said. 

Weimer said Fields wanted to join the Army but wasn't allowed to enlist because of his mental health history.