Gofundme Removes Page Raising $5 Million In Bail Money For Waukesha Parade Massacre Suspect


A GoFundMe page raising money for the $5 million bail to get the Waukesha, Wisconsin, Christmas parade massacre suspect, Darrell Brooks, released from jail has been taken down.

The page, set up by someone using the name James Norton, was removed “before any funds were raised because it violates GoFundMe Terms of Service,” a GoFundMe spokesperson told the New York Post .

The person who created the page was “banned from using the GoFundMe platform for any future fundraisers,” the representative added.

Brooks, the suspected driver of the red SUV that plowed into the parade on Sunday, killing six people and injuring dozens more, is a 39-year-old who was taken into custody and charged with five counts of first-degree intentional homicide . If convicted for all counts, Brooks could spend the rest of his life in prison.

When Brooks made his first court appearance on Tuesday, prosecutors revealed that a sixth person, a child, had also died, which could result in an additional homicide charge for Brooks.

The GoFundMe page set up to raise money to pay the $5 million bail set by a judge defended Brooks, who already had a lengthy criminal record.

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