Suspect in Idaho murders interviewed ex-convicts months before murder and asked intrusive questions: report
The suspect arrested in connection with four murders in Idaho has a background in the world of criminology.
Brian Kochberger, then a criminology graduate student at DeSales University, asked members of the Reddit “ExCons” forum to participate in his research project in June. insider.
Koberger asked offenders to share in the project information about their thoughts and feelings about their crime.
“I invite you to participate in a research project that aims to understand how emotions and psychological characteristics influence decision-making when committing a crime,” Koberger asked in a poll post that has since been deleted.
Brian Kochberger, a suspect arrested in the University of Idaho murders, researched “how emotions and psychological traits influence decision-making when committing a crime” while in graduate school in Pennsylvania. He searched for poll participants on Reddit: https://t.co/fabq8ODfCF pic.twitter.com/aINNNpMNIp
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“This study aims to understand the history of your most recent criminal offense.”
Koberger questioned respondents about their criminal tactics, including asking if they had prepared for a crime before leaving their homes and asking why they chose their victims in particular.
Questions asked in a Reddit poll. Brian Christopher Kochberger pic.twitter.com/8JBuVY0NDq
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Don’t you think it’s strange that Koberger allegedly studied former prisoners?
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Koberger has since become a Ph.D. PhD from the University of Washington.
A 28-year-old man was arrested on a first-degree murder warrant in Pennsylvania and authorities are looking for him. extradition in Idaho.
Koberger suspected of bloody stabbing resulting in the deaths of four University of Idaho students in November.
#VIOLATION: Idaho Murder Arrest Photo Released.
Brian Christopher Kochberger pic.twitter.com/9wfx6rPqbx
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Washington State University is near Moscow, Idaho, the campus where four students were killed.
Law enforcement is actively investigating the murder and a suspect was arrested on Friday.
Police say they matched DNA obtained from the stabbing site with Kochberger’s genetic profile.
The FBI team reportedly tracked the suspect for four days in Pennsylvania before he was arrested.
UPDATES: According to sources, Kochberger’s DNA has also been matched to genetic material found in the off-campus home where the students were stabbed to death. An FBI team from Philadelphia tracked him for four days in the area where he was arrested. #Idaho4
— Josh Benson (@WFLAJosh) December 30, 2022
Kochberger has yet to make a statement regarding the murder charges.
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