After an 18-day trial, Darrell Brooks was found guilty of six counts of willful first-degree murder, according to CNN. As we previously reported, he drove his SUV into a crowd of people attending a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, last November, killing six people and dozens more. injured. As we reported earlier, the victims were identified as; Virginia Sorenson, 79 years old; Leanna Owen, 71 years old; Tamara Durand, 52 years old; Jane Kulich, 52 years old; and Wilhelm Hospel, 81 years old. Unfortunately, the youngest victim, eight-year-old Jackson Sparks, has passed away.
His family announced via the GoFundMe page in November 2021, writing, “This afternoon, our dear Jackson was sadly injured and passed away,” an update posted on the page. said a few days after the attack. Darrell will have a long time to reflect on his actions as he faces a mandatory life sentence for the crime. He was also convicted of 61 counts of recklessly endangering safety using a dangerous weapon — six counts of fatal beating and fleeing. In addition, he received two counts of jumping off a building and one count of domestic misdemeanor.
Darrell was trending for days leading up to his guilty verdict for his mischief in court. The forty-year-old represented himself in court and was a fighter throughout the trial. He repeatedly spoke before judge Jennifer Dorow and made outlandish arguments.
Check out one of the clips CourtTv played on Tuesday.
Judge Dorow spoke about Darrell’s conduct after he was removed from court for the prosecution’s closing arguments due to interruption. She calls him “the defiant stubborn.” Judge Dorow said, “He continues to disrespect the fact that a judgment has been made, and he wants to argue and re-verify and reinforce the points this court has considered.”
Roommate, we will update you on his verdict.