WAUKESHA suspect Darrell Brooks' mom "regrets bailing her son out of jail" before his deadly parade rampage, an ex-girlfriend has claimed.
Darrell Brooks' mom — who broke her silence about a 911 call just hours after her son was officially charged with multiple counts of intentional homicide — is reportedly "blaming herself" over what happened.
Brooks' former girlfriend spoke with The New York Post on Wednesday about how the suspect's mom is feeling remorseful.
According to the source, Brooks' mom Dawn Woods regrets posting the $1,000 bail for her son — after he allegedly punched and attempted to run over his ex-girlfriend at a Milwaukee gas station a few weeks prior.
The woman told The Post: "She’s wrecked that people were killed as a result and she’s like, 'I’m blaming myself — because had I not bailed him out, this wouldn’t have happened.'"
Brooks' ex said she doesn't want her identity revealed out of fear for her and her child's well-being.
The woman also said she shares a child with the suspect and they have had minimal contact over the past 20 years, according to the report.
She explained: "He disappeared when my son was almost 3 months old. I’ve done all of this on my own, raised my child by myself."
When she recounted to The Post about seeing her ex's photo online, she revealed she was "mortified."
She said: "I was embarrassed enough to have him as the father of my child beforehand, because he wasn’t taking care of him. What do you think I am now? Mortified."
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“I am sickened by it, obviously devastated, can’t sleep," she added.
The former girlfriend told the news outlet that she learned of Brooks' bipolar disorder years back.
She also admitted that sometimes she speaks to Brooks' mom, who she described as having "always condemned everything" her son has done.
"Even weed possession, she’s never condoned,” the former girlfriend said. “She’s always been very resolute on, ‘You need to do better. You need to do right. This is not how I raised you.'"
Meanwhile, the "traumatized" mom of the Waukesha parade suspect called 911 after she saw her son's red Ford truck on TV news reports as it rammed crowds, The Sun exclusively revealed.
Brooks' mom broke her silence and made her first statement through a family spokesperson in an exclusive interview with The Sun Tuesday evening.
"She talked to him before he went to Waukesha and doesn't know why he did this and doesn't condone his actions," family spokesperson Frank Nitty told The Sun.
"I spoke to her for hours. She's traumatized and hurt and wants each victim of [her son's alleged] actions to know that her thoughts and prayers are with them."
Nitty said Brooks' mom is expected to say more later this week.
Brooks, 39, is accused of speeding through a crowded Christmas parade on Sunday and killing six people, and injuring about 60 more.
The sixth victim's death was made public during Tuesday's court appearance.
Jackson Sparks, eight, succumbed to his injuries Monday.
The boy had undergone brain surgery and the family was hoping for a miracle, according to a GoFundMe set up for the family.
Jackson's 12-year-old brother Tucker is still hospitalized and recovering from a fractured skull, but is expected to recover.
Prosecutors said a sixth count of homicide will be added Friday or early next week, and other charges could be added.
Each count carries a maximum of life in prison, so if he's convicted, Brooks could serve five or six consecutive life sentences.
Bail was set at $5 million.
The other five victims have been named: Virginia Sorensen, 79, LeAnna Owen, 71, Tamara Durand, 52, Jane Kuilch, 52, and Wilhelm Hospel, 81.
According to the Waukesha medical examiner, all the victims died from blunt force trauma.
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