Who is Bryan Christopher Kohberger? Idaho suspect was studying PhD in criminology 15 km from murder house
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MONROE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA: The Moscow police have got a breakthrough by arresting a suspect in the Idaho quadruple murders after weeks of Investigation. Bryan Christopher Kohberger, the 28-year-old as per multiple reports was arrested during the early hours of Friday in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He was studying at The University of Washington State's campus, just 15 km from where the murder house, said reports.
Bryan was arrested after a SWAT team entered the location he was staying in and took him into custody as per 6ABC. Kohberger was apprehended by Pennsylvania State Police and the FBI and as per the report he appeared before a judge in Pennsylvania on Friday morning. Court documents show the judge ordered Kohberger's extradition to Idaho where he will face criminal charges.
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According to the AP, the suspect Christopher is being extradited for "homicide investigation for first-degree murder." The Washington State University student was pursuing PhD in criminology at Pullman, Washington. Pullman is around nine miles (15 km) west of Moscow, Idaho, where the students lived. Kohberger also graduated from Pennsylvania’s DeSales University with a master of arts in criminal justice in May 2022.
More details are expected to be revealed at a press conference later this afternoon. “Police Chief James Fry will give an update of the ongoing investigation into the quadruple homicide that occurred at 1122 King Road on Sunday, November 1,” the Moscow Police Department said in a Facebook post.
The police have completed their forensic examination of the home, which involved gathering important evidence like blood, hair, and fingerprint samples, taking photographs, and bagging any objects that might contain the DNA of the killer. The victims' possessions were boxed up and sent back to their families. The as-yet unresolved case currently has 48 FBI agents and 28 members of the Idaho State Police investigating under enormous pressure from the media and the community.
Arrest paperwork filed in Monroe County, Pennsylvania shows 28-year-old Bryan Christopher Kohberger is being held for extradition in a homicide investigation in Moscow, Idaho.
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