Two of the murdered students had worked at a restaurant in Moscow, Idaho, but the owner there has denied a story that the perpetrator, Bryan Kohberger, had made two visits there
A former employee stated that on January 19, 2019, Kohberger ordered “vegan pizza” from the Mad Greek restaurant where Madison Mogen and Xana Kernodle worked.
Mad Greek restaurant owner Jackie Fischer denies killer Bryan Kohberger dined there
The owner of Mad Greek, Jackie Fischer, has since stated on Facebook that the facts in the story is “totally false.” As Fischer stated in his article, “The news/media should really do their due diligence before running a story with completely fabricated information. This will be my only response to this story from People… It is not true.”
According to a reporter citing an investigator with knowledge of the matter, authorities were made aware of Kohberger’s visit to the restaurant. Ethan Chapin, 20, Xana Kernodle, 20, Madison Mogen, 21, and Kaylee Goncalves, 21, were were found stabbed to death at their 1122 King Road home in the early hours of November 13. Bryan Kohberger, 28, is accused of committing the murders.
Kohberger, a teaching assistant and doctoral candidate in criminal justice at Washington State University, was arrested in Albrightsville, Pennsylvania on December 30. He faces four counts of first-degree murder as well as one count of burglary with intent to kill. If found guilty of first-degree murder, Kohberger faces the possibility of the death penalty or a life sentence in prison.
More updates in Bryan Kohberger’ case
The probable cause statement states that Dylan Mortensen, one of the victims’ surviving roommates, reported seeing the murderer. She claimed to have witnessed a “person clad in dark clothes with a mask” and “busty eyebrows” leaving the scene of the crime.
The affidavit of probable cause also noted that Kohberger’s DNA and cell phone pings were found at the crime scene. The government has not provided any information on the possible motivations behind the murders. Kohberger, too, has not come forward with a confession. The date of his next court appearance, June 26, 2023, has been set.
Maj. Christopher Paris of the Pennsylvania State Police said at a press conference on January 3 that “force was employed” to enter the Albrightsville, Pennsylvania home of the Kohbergers early on December 30 in order to make an arrest.
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