Friday, Bryan Christopher Kohberger was taken into custody at his parents’ home in Albrightsville, Pennsylvania.
Kohberger, a 28-year-old Ph.D. student in criminology at Washington State University (WSU), a short distance from the University of Idaho, is also charged with burglary.
Prosecutors think that he entered their residence “to commit murder.”
Kaylee Goncalves, Maddie Mogen, Xana Kernodle, and Ethan Chapin, all aged 20, were presumably asleep when they were attacked, according to police. However, there was no evidence of the sexual assault.
Kohberger’s attorney, Jason LaBar, stated that the Ph.D. candidate intends to waive his extradition hearing, which will be held to send him to Idaho from Pennsylvania, which is 2,500 miles away, so he can be taken to Idaho to face charges as soon as possible since he is ready to be exonerated.
Detectives are currently examining Kohberger’s past, financial records, and electronic communications, and have requested his acquaintances to contact them with any information they may have.
Jordan Selrulneck, the owner of a brewery in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, near where Kohberger attended DeSales University earlier in 2022, stated that Kohberger had frequented the establishment and sat alone at the bar.
“The staff wrote, “Hey, this person makes disturbing remarks, so keep an eye on him.” He will consume two or three beers before becoming a little too comfortable “He said to NBC.
The proprietor of Seven Sirens Brewing Company stated that the suspect would inquire about female employees’ and customers’ relationships, residences, and work schedules.
He stated that he would become irritated if women ignored him, and he called a staff member a derogatory phrase when she refused to answer.
Mr. Selrulneck stated that Kohberger had not returned since he requested that he be respectful to his personnel months ago.
“I approached him and greeted him, “Hey Bryan, welcome back!” We appreciate your return. I just wanted to make sure that you’ll be respectful and that we won’t have any problems this time, “he said.
“And he was utterly surprised. He was astonished by my statement and responded, “I have no idea what you’re talking about.” You have completely puzzled me.”
The proprietor of the brewery stated that he had one beer and then left.
‘Suspect did not discuss murders’
“When the murders were addressed in class, Bryan neither mentioned nor contributed to the conversation,” they told NBC.
“After the killings, we were dismissed from class early so that we could get home while it was still light, and Bryan was in those classes with us.”
“I had honestly assumed he was quite awkward,” he remarked.
Almost without exception, he would always find the most convoluted method to describe something.
Eileen Cesaretti, who lives across the street from Kohberger’s parents in Chestnuthill Township, Pennsylvania, told the local press that she adores his parents and is fond of their kid, who helps her around the house.
“I do not believe he is capable of such an action. I hope to God that he’s innocent “She stated,