Waukesha parade crash suspect charged with 5 counts of intentional homicide
Darrell Brooks, the alleged driver of an SUV that plowed into a crowd gathered at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday, was charged with five counts of first-degree intentional homicide on Tuesday.
Driving the news: The incident left 62 people injured as of Tuesday, according to court documents.
- A sixth person has also died, AP reported Tuesday, citing prosecutors.
- A conviction of first-degree intentional homicide carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison, per AP.
The big picture: At a press conference Monday, Waukesha Police chief Daniel Thompson said officials "are confident he acted alone" and they believe there was no evidence of terrorism.
- Police allege Brooks was involved in a "domestic disturbance" just prior to driving his car through the crowd, police said.