WAUKESHA, Wis. - Prosecutors plan to rest their cast Wednesday, Oct. 19 in the Darrell Brooks trial, charged in the November 2021 Waukesha Christmas parade attack. There was just one witness on the stand for the state Tuesday, along with one witness for the defense – called out of order due to the need for an interpreter.Tuesday's testimony focused on law enforcement interrogations of Brooks after his arrest on Elizabeth Street shortly after the Christmas parade attack. After the prosecutors rests their case, Brooks can present his defense.
He has the option to make an opening statement before calling his witnesses. Darrell Brooks in court Oct. 18 Prosecutors say Brooks drove a red SUV through the parade route on Nov.
21, 2021, killing six and injuring more than 60 others. On Nov. 21, 2021, according to prosecutors, Brooks met up with his ex-girlfriend in Frame Park, the same woman he is accused of running over with his red SUV earlier in November 2021.
She told police they argued in his SUV before he started driving, and he "was driving around with one hand and striking her in the face with his other hand." She eventually got out and called her friends for help.Waukesha parade attack victims identified Soon after that, according to prosecutors, Brooks drove that red SUV through the parade route, killing Jackson Sparks, 8, Virginia Sorenson, 79, LeAnna Owen, 71, Tamara Durand, 52, Jane Kulich, 52 and Wilhelm Hospel, 81. More than 60 others were hurt.