Man Charged with 5 Homicide Counts in Deadly Waukesha Crash

Darrell Brooks Jr. was charged with intentional homicide in the parade crash Sunday in Waukesha, a Milwaukee suburb.

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A small child takes part in a candle light vigil in downtown Waukesha, Wis., Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 after an SUV plowed into a Sunday Christmas parade killing multiple people and injuring dozens. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
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Prosecutors in Wisconsin have charged a man with intentional homicide in the deaths of five people who were killed when an SUV was driven into a Christmas parade. Darrell Brooks Jr. was charged with five counts of intentional homicide in the crash Sunday in Waukesha, a Milwaukee suburb. Conviction on first-degree intentional homicide carries a mandatory life sentence. He made his initial appearance in court Tuesday. The city’s livestream video and bystander video captured the…

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