Man charged with murdering Idaho college students refuses to plead guilty | world news

A man accused of stabbing four college students to death in their beds in Idaho last year has refused to plead guilty after appearing in court.

Criminology student Bryan Kohberger, 28, appeared in Latah County Court on Monday.

District Judge John Judge pleaded not guilty on his behalf.

Last week, a grand jury formally indicted Kohberger on four counts of murder and one count of burglary.

He is allegedly killed roommates Kaylee Goncalves, 21, Madison Mogen, 21, Xana Kernodle, 20, and Kernodle’s boyfriend Ethan Chapin, 20in the early hours of November 13.

Two other roommates were at home at the time of the attacks and were sleeping in their bedroom.

One told investigators she woke up at 4 a.m. to the sound of crying and opened her door.

Victims Kaylee Goncalves, Maddie Mogen and Xana Kernodle, and Xana’s boyfriend Ethan Chapin

She then stood in “frozen shock” as she saw a masked man, dressed in black, walk past her and out of the houseCourt documents showed.

The roommate then locked herself in her room and went back to bed.

When the surviving housemates woke up the next morning, they summoned other friends to the house, and one of those friends called the police, believing the housemates to be unconscious.

It was only then that they discovered the horrific crime scene.

Court documents also revealed that Kohberger’s DNA was found on the button of a knife sheath at the crime scene.


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