Bryan Kohberger, 28, is the suspect Four Idaho college students stabbed to death In November of last year, he was indicted by a grand jury.
He faces the same charges – Four counts of first degree murder and felony robbery He was charged with the murders, a spokeswoman for the Idaho State Department of Justice confirmed to CBS News.
Kohberger was arrested at her parents’ home in Albrightsville, Pennsylvania, six weeks after Madison Mogen and her friend Kaylee Goncalves, both 21, and Xana Kernodle and her boyfriend Ethan Chapin, 20, were stabbed to death in their King Road home.
He Assigned to Idaho He is currently being held in the Latah County Jail without bond, according to jail records. Kohberger has yet to file a plea Lawyers are waiting to find out The death penalty will continue in high-profile cases.
The charge allows prosecutors to skip a week-long preliminary hearing scheduled to begin June 26.
An attorney for one of the surviving roommates, Bethany Funke, 21, argued in a motion to overturn her appearance request that the preliminary hearing was designed to establish probable cause and should not be a “petty investigation.”
Instead of appearing in court in Idaho for a preliminary hearing, Funke later agreed to meet with Kohberger’s attorneys in Reno, Nevada. A petition was filed in the District Court Said in Washoe County, Nevada.
A district court hearing for Kohberger is set for Monday morning, an Idaho court spokeswoman said.
Emily Mae Czachor contributed reporting.