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Who is Amanda Kohberger? Bryan Kohberger's sister is a licensed school counselor and theater actress

Bryan Kohberger's sisters, Amnda and Melissa, both 'expressed their grief' after his arrest
Bryan Kohberger was arrested for the murders of the four University of Idaho students (Monroe County Correctional Facility)
Bryan Kohberger was arrested for the murders of the four University of Idaho students (Monroe County Correctional Facility)

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MOSCOW, IDAHO: As 28-year-old Bryan Kohberger has been arrested for the murders of the four University of Idaho students, the spotlight has shifted to the Washington University graduate and his family. Police nabbed Kohberger from his home on Friday, December 30, 2022, in Pennsylvania.

At the time of his arrest, Kohberger was living with his parents, Maryann and Michael. His family reportedly released a statement, urging the public to accept his presumption of innocence. “We respect privacy in this matter as our family and the families suffering a loss can move forward through the legal process," their statement read. The statement also spoke about his sisters Amanda and Melissa's grief.


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Who is Amanda Kohberger?

Born in March 1988, Amanda is Kohberger's oldest sister. The 34-year-old graduated from Lehigh University in 2018. She is currently working as a licensed school counselor and school-based outpatient therapist in the state of Pennsylvania, and a registered behavior technician, according to Internewscast. She trained professionally with Northampton Community College, East Stroudsburg University and Northampton Community College.

Amanda even tried her hands at acting and starred in some movies, including ‘Goin’ In’, ‘Two Days Back’ and ‘Lonesome’. She also performed in some stage shows including ‘The Hot L Baltimore’, ‘The Vagina Monologues’, ‘A Cabin Fit For A King’ and ‘Action Showcase: Barefoot in the Park’.

Kohberger's other sister, Melissa, is a 31-year-old is a mental health therapist located in New Jersey. She specializes in ADHD, anxiety, trauma, work stress, emotion regulation and career counseling. She has been working at Resilience Lab since 2022 and graduated from Centenary University. Melissa first came into the public eye when her mother submitted her story to a local Pennsylvania newspaper in the summer of 2022. “Bereft of their laughter, There is now not a sound, As we lower our children into the ground, Small hands and feet, Buried six feet deep into the earth of the world that failed them,” a poem in the story read.

Speaking about Kohberger's legal proceedings, he is currently being held without bail while awaiting extradition to Idaho to stand trial for murder. He also made an appearance in court on December 30, 2022. Kohberger has reportedly been charged with four counts of murder in the first degree as well as felony burglary in connection with the deaths of the four Idaho students. As of now, investigators have not publicly confirmed a motive for the murders.