Police: Parade-crash suspect was in a domestic disturbance

Christmas Parade SUV
Posted at 1:32 PM, Nov 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-22 14:32:02-05

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Police say the suspect in a deadly Christmas parade crash in Waukesha was in a domestic disturbance just minutes before he killed five people and injured 48.

Waukesha Police Chief Dan Thompson said Monday there is no evidence of terrorism in the event. He says police were preparing five charges of intentional homicide charges against Darrell Brooks, 39, of Milwaukee.

Thompson identified those killed as four women ages 71, 52, 52 and 79, and an 81-year-old man. Members of the "Dancing Grannies" club were among those killed, as was an employee of Citizens Bank.