A third man has been arrested in the beating of a black man at a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., in August, the authorities said on Wednesday.
The man, Jacob S. Goodwin, 22, of Ward, Ark., was booked into a detention center in Lonoke County, Ark., on Tuesday night, said Lt. Matt Edwards, a spokesman for the county sheriff’s office. Mr. Goodwin remained there on Wednesday, awaiting extradition to Virginia.
He faces a charge of malicious wounding, according to Kevin Sanders, a supervisory deputy at the United States Marshals Service. A task force arrested Mr. Goodwin without incident at his parents’ house on Tuesday afternoon, serving a warrant from the Charlottesville Police Department, Mr. Sanders said.
The beating of DeAndre Harris, 20, on Aug. 12 became one of the rally’s most prominent acts of violence after videos of the attack spread widely on social media. Six men surrounded him in a parking garage, beating him with a metal pipe and wooden boards. He sustained a broken wrist and a head wound that required 10 staples.
Hordes of people used social media to find his attackers, and two others have been identified and charged with malicious wounding: Alex Michael Ramos, 33; and Daniel P. Borden, 18.
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