Idaho Murder Suspect Arrested, Moscow PD Issues 1st-Degree Murder Warrant
University of Idaho Murders 28-Year-Old Suspect Arrested ... Moscow PD Issues 1st-Degree Murder Warrant
12/30/2022 8:46 AM PT
12:14 PM PT -- In addition to tracking a white Hyundai to Kohberger, authorities found his DNA at the murder scene ... this according to law enforcement sources who spoke with CNN.
This is the booking photo of the suspect who was arrested -- 28-year-old Bryan Kohberger. There is an arrest warrant for first-degree murder issued by the Moscow Police Dept.
9:47 AM PT -- Police seized a white Hyundai Elantra at Kohberger's home Friday. As you know, Moscow PD has been on the hunt for a white Hyundai Elantra that was seen speeding by a gas station near the murder house on November 13th. There was a nationwide hunt for this vehicle.
A judge has ordered Kohberger's extradition back to Idaho at Friday's court hearing.
9:51 AM PT -- Kohberger is reportedly a PhD student at Washington State University, studying criminal justice and criminology. The University is 9 miles west of the city of Moscow.
9:14 AM PT -- Kohberger spoke to cops after his arrest, according to Brian Entin from NewNation, asking if anyone else was arrested. Entin said his sources told him Kohberger had a "quiet, blank stare."
Police say they have cracked the case of the quadruple murder at the University of Idaho -- because a suspect is now in custody ... this according to multiple reports.
A 28-year-old man was taken into custody by the FBI and police outside Scranton, Pennsylvania at 3 AM ET Friday. The suspect is a college student but does not attend the University of Idaho ... this according to FOX news sources.
ABC News in Philadelphia says a SWAT team entered the place where the suspect was staying and took him into custody. Bryan Kohberger, according to the AP, is the suspect and he's being held for extradition in a "homicide investigation for first degree murder." The arrest warrant was issued by the Moscow PD, which has jurisdiction over the murder case.
The suspect appeared in court Friday morning according to court docs ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ the man was arraigned on charges of being fugitive from justice.
We found this video of Kohberger shot earlier this year, when he got his masters degree in criminal justice at DeSales University. As we reported, he's currently enrolled in a PhD program at Washington State University.
As you know, Ethan Chapin, Xana Kernodle, Kaylee Goncalves and Madison Mogen were stabbed to death November 13th in the middle of the night as they slept.
Moscow PD is holding a news conference Friday at 4 PM ET. We will live stream it.
Originally Published -- 8:46 AM PT