Crazy: Accused Waukesha Parade Killer Allowed to Cross-Examine Victims

Darrell Brooks, the suspect accused of the Waukesha Christmas Parade massacre, was allowed to cross-examine victims in court on Tuesday and spent the time belittling and re-traumatizing them.

Brooks, who allegedly plowed through the city’s Christmas parade in his Ford Escape last year, killing six people and injuring 62 others, is representing himself during the trial even though he has no legal training.

Brooks began by attempting to downplay the long-term effects of Joshua Kraner’s injuries. Kraner, a baseball coach who was at the Christmas parade with his children when the massacre occurred, testified about the violence as it unfolded and discussed the injuries he sustained which included contusions and bruised bones. Read more…

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