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The FBI has taken a suspect into custody in connection to the murders of four University of Idaho students.
According to ABC News, law enforcement knew who they were looking for and were able to track down Kohberger.
“A SWAT team entered the location Kohberger was staying in and took him into custody, sources say.” ABC News reported.
Moscow police officers, members of Idaho State Police, Moscow city leaders, and University of Idaho officials will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. local time Friday.
MPD will be streaming the conference on their YouTube page.
Fox News reported:
Authorities have a suspect in custody in the Nov. 13 murders of four University of Idaho students, a high-ranking law enforcement source told Fox News Digital.
A man in his mid 20s was taken into custody by local police and the FBI at 3 a.m. in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the law enforcement source said Friday.
The suspect is a college student but does not attend the University of Idaho, the source added.
He appeared in court this morning in connection to the slayings of Ethan Chapin, 20, Xana Kernodle, 20, Kaylee Goncalves, 21, and Madison Mogen, 21, who were stabbed to death in a rental home just yards from campus, according to the source.
A press conference is scheduled in Moscow, Idaho, at 1 p.m. to announce the major break in the case.
It has been nearly 7 weeks since the four University of Idaho students were stabbed to death.
The four deceased students were identified as 20-year-old Ethan Chapin of Conway, Washington; 21-year-old Madison Mogen of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; 20-year-old Xana Kernodle of Avondale, Arizona; and 21-year-old Kaylee Goncalves of Rathdrum, Idaho.
Update: Idaho murder suspect’s mugshot released.