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Moscow murders: What we know about suspect Bryan Kohberger

28-year-old Bryan Kohberger was arrested in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, on Friday.

MONROE COUNTY, Pa. — Bryan Christopher Kohberger, 28, was arrested Friday in connection with the quadruple murder of four students near the University of Idaho.

According to the Associated Press, Monroe County, Pennsylvania officials took Kohberger into custody Friday.

Records show he is currently being held in the Monroe County Correctional Facility, awaiting extradition for the felony crimes. The court previously denied the motion to set bail.

According to a probable cause affidavit, Moscow PD was working with the Pennsylvania State Police assisting in the homicide investigation. Police arrested Kohberger based on an active warrant for being a 'fugitive from justice' according to a statement by PA State Police.

Latah County Prosecutor Bill Thompson said in a Friday press conference that Kohberger is being charged with four counts of first-degree murder as well as felony burglary with the "intent" to murder.

Kohberger is from Albrightsville, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Northampton Community College in Pennsylvania with an associate's degree in psychology in 2018. He later graduated from DeSales University in 2020 and completed graduate studies there in June 2022, according to a statement released by the school. He is registered as a Libertarian, records show.

Washington State University's website shows he is a graduate teaching assistant studying criminology and criminal justice. WSU is just a 15 minute drive from Moscow, where the murders of Ethan Chapin, Xana Kernodle, Madison Mogen and Kaylee GonCalves took place Nov. 13.

Kohberger also has an apartment in Pullman, Washington, which police have been seen searching, according to locals via Twitter.

The four victims were all stabbed to death in the early morning hours of that Sunday. Chapin and Kernodle were at a party at a fraternity across the street from the house, and Mogen and GonCalves were at the local Corner Club bar. They stopped at a food truck and then left. All arrived home around 1:45 a.m., police say.

The four were found Nov. 13 around noon that day after a 911 call reported an unconscious person, later becoming one of the victims. Two other girls lived in the home at the time, but remained unharmed.

As of Friday afternoon, there is no known connection by Kohberger to the four victims.

Kohberger has no Washington state court filings, and only an infraction in Latah County, Idaho for a traffic violation.

Court records show Kohberger has an extradition hearing at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 3 in Monroe County, Pennsylvania. 

This story will be updated.

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