Waukesha Parade Murderer Gets 6 Life Sentences – And 1,067 Years

WAUKESHA, WISCONSIN - NOVEMBER 21: Darrell Brooks (C) appears at Waukesha County Court on November 23, 2021 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Brooks is charged with killing five people and injuring nearly 50 after driving through a Christmas parade with his sport utility vehicle on November 21. (Photo by Mark Hoffman-Pool/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Darrell Brooks, the Waukesha, Wis., parade mass murderer was sentenced to six consecutive life sentences. Judge Jennifer Dorow threw in an additional 1,067 years for good measure.
  • Brooks, 40, was found guilty Oct. 26 of 76 criminal charges related to his decision to drive a SUV through a Christmas parade route a year ago.
  • Dorow, who clashed frequently with Brooks during the trial, broke down in tears after hearing from the victims.

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