The man suspected of massacring four University of Idaho students reportedly kept a low profile in the Washington State University housing complex.
Brian Coberger, 28, who has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder, returned to college after the murder and completed his first semester as a doctoral student studying criminal justice, the school confirmed in a statement. .
Justin Williams, a 34-year-old WSU employee who lives in a building adjacent to Kohberger, told Fox News Digital that he rarely sees murder suspects.
“I used to watch him go check his email, that’s all. Other than that, I’ve been living here since July 2021 and I’ve only seen him about twice overall.” Williams said, adding that there was “nothing unusual” about Coberger’s behavior.
Neighbors tell news outlets that the Steptoe Village building is part of a WSU housing estate, mostly occupied by graduate or doctoral students, and about a 15-minute drive across Idaho in the city of Pullman. It’s a “quiet” area of the city, which is usually safe, he said. The border with Moscow where four students were killed.
About seven weeks after the murders, Andrew Chua, a 28-year-old graduate student who lives very close to the Koberger building, had “never” noticed anything unusual in his neighborhood.
“I didn’t know about this issue. It’s very quiet and a very nice place to live,” said Chua, who didn’t recognize Coberger’s photo. I wonder if there is
Shawn Domgaard, 36, a WSU doctoral student, said the news of being arrested a stone’s throw from his home was “difficult to process.”
“Like I said, it’s a huge contrast to what we’re used to,” the Utah native and father of three young children told Fox. and it feels like it’s happening far away.”
Coberger was found stabbed to death in his bed at his off-campus home on Nov. 13 by Cary Gonsalves, 21, Madison Morgen, 21, and Xana Carnodol, 20. was charged with the murder of Ethan Chapin, 20.
At a press conference on Friday, prosecutor Thompson said, citing Idaho law, details about the murder and investigation that led to Coberger’s arrest will remain sealed in the affidavit of presumed cause until he is turned over to Idaho. Told.
Coberger is being held without bail in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.