Waukesha Christmas Parade Attack Defendant Guilty On Six Counts Of First-Degree Homicide

(Waukesha) The defendant in the Waukesha Christmas Parade attack trial was convicted Wednesday morning. A jury found Darrell Brooks guilty on six counts of First-Degree Intentional Homicide for driving his SUV into a crowd during last November’s parade.

Six people were killed – including a former Beaver Dam educator – and dozens more were wounded. The 40-year-old was also found guilty on 61 counts of Recklessly Endangering Safety and six counts of Hit and Run.

The verdict was reached just after 9:40am Wednesday morning after an hour of deliberations. The jury did meet for roughly two hours Tuesday night following closing arguments before adjourning for the day.

No sentencing date has been set yet. Brooks likely faces life in prison.