Authorities have arrested a suspect in the Nov. 13 murders of four University of Idaho students, officials announced.
Bryan Christopher Kohberger, 28, was taken into custody by local police and the FBI at 1:30 a.m. in eastern Pennsylvania on a warrant charging him with four counts of murder and burglary for the deaths of Ethan Chapin, 20; Xana Kernodle, 20; Kaylee Goncalves, 21; and Madison Mogen, 21.
The PhD student, who is studying criminal justice, appeared before a judge Friday in Monroe County Court.
The suspect is a graduate student at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. Pullman is a 15-minute drive from the rental home where the four students were stabbed to death.
A white Hyundai Elantra was removed from the home where the suspect was arrested, law enforcement officials told NBC News.
The suspect appears to have beeen taken into custody at his parents’ gated community of Indian Mountain Lake in Albrightsville, Pennsylvania, court and public records show.