Suspect Arrested in Connection to Idaho College Student Murders

Could we finally have answers for a case that has been plaguing the country since November 13th?? We certainly hope so.

Last month, four college students at the University of Idaho were brutally murdered in their shared home, while their other two roommates slept just rooms away.

The four students were each stabbed multiple times in the torso and were likely ambushed in their sleep with a large fix-bladed knife between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m., according to the coroner and police. 

Two surviving female roommates, who lived on the basement level, appeared to have slept through the gruesome attack.

Shortly before noon, the roommates summoned friends to the house because they believed one of the victims on the second-floor had passed out, authorities said.

Police responded to a 911 call reporting an unconscious person at 11:58 a.m. that originated from one of the surviving roommates’ phones.  The responding officers found the four butchered victims on the second and third floors.

There did not appear to be any leads on what monster could have committed the gruesome act….until now!

A law enforcement source revealed to Fox News that a suspect has been taken into custody in connection to the murders.

Local police and FBI took 28-year-old Bryan Christopher Kohberger into custody at 3 a.m. on Friday, in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Kohberger is being held for extradition in Monroe County Court for first-degree murder issued by the Moscow Police Department and the Latah County Prosecutor’s Office in connection to the slayings of Ethan Chapin, 20, Xana Kernodle, 20, Kaylee Goncalves, 21, and Madison Mogen, 21.

The suspect is a graduate student at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington, according to the college’s website. Pullman is a 15-minute drive from the rental home where the four students were stabbed to death.

University of Idaho students Ethan Chapin, 20; Xana Kernodle, 20; Madison Mogen, 21; and Kaylee Goncalves, 21. 

Police were able to focus on tracking down a 2011 to 2013 white Hyundai Elantra, which was spotted near the home at the time of the murders, to find Kohberger.

Officials towed awhite Hyundai Elantra from the home where he was arrested.  

According to the Moscow Police Department, who is working with the FBI and Idaho State Police, believes the attacks were “targeted.” However, the reason for that targeting is still unknown.

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