Idaho quadruple homicide suspect comes to state after waiving extradition from Pennsylvania



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Brian Koberger, accused of killing four University of Idaho students in November, is back In Idaho After waiving extradition from his home state of Pennsylvania.

Law enforcement took Kohberger to the Latah County Jail Wednesday night. Jail records have been filed against him on four counts of murder and one count of robbery.

Earlier Wednesday, an online flight tracker showed the Pennsylvania State Police plane believed to be carrying Kohberger had arrived at Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport, just across the Washington state line. A CNN crew at the airport saw Idaho law enforcement vehicles on site.

Kohberger was turned over to Pennsylvania State Police officers from the Monroe County Correctional Facility, prison superintendent Gary Heidle told CNN. The state police, as per its policy, does not comment on any inmate transport.

Kohberger was there He was arrested on Friday In Pennsylvania, nearly seven weeks later Kayleigh Goncalves, 21; Madison Mohan, 21; Chana Kernodil, 20; and Ethan Chapin, 20, were found stabbed to death Nov. 13 in an off-campus home in Moscow, Idaho.

Authorities have not yet released key details, such as whether the suspect knew the victims or what his motive might have been.

Investigators zeroed in on Kohberger as a suspect after finding ownership of a white Hyundai Elantra found in the area of ​​the murders, according to two law enforcement sources.

Also, his DNA was matched with genetic material recovered from the house where the students were killed, the sources said.

Brian Koberger was booked into the Latah County Jail on Wednesday.

The suspect recently completed his first semester as a PhD student in the criminal justice program at the Washington State University campus in Pullman, a 15-minute drive west of Moscow.

She went home to Pennsylvania for the holidays with her father, Monroe County Chief Public Defender Jason Lauper said. Father and son came on 17th December.

White Elantra Officers were searching A discovery was made at Kohberger’s parents’ home in connection with the murders, Labar said.

An FBI surveillance team monitored Kohberger for four days before his arrest while law enforcement officials worked with prosecutors to develop enough probable cause to obtain a warrant, two law enforcement sources said.

A probable cause affidavit containing information justifying the suspect’s arrest remains sealed until he is arraigned in an Idaho court.

A court order bars comment beyond public records.

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