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Not Guilty plea entered for Bryan Kohberger, suspect in Moscow quadruple homicide

Requesting trial for October 2023
Posted at 6:50 AM, May 22, 2023

LATAH COUNTY, Idaho — On Monday morning, Bryan Kohberger, the suspect in the deaths of four University of Idaho students was arraigned in a Latah County court.

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Kohberger's attorney told the court they intended to stand silent, requiring the judge to enter the not guilty plea for each charge. The defense also requested the trial to begin in October 2023. The trial is expected to last for six weeks.

To watch the arraignment, recorded earlier, go to our website streaming page .

In a statement issued by the family of victim, Kaylee Goncalves, the family thanked the Latah County District Attorney's office for getting the case to the Grand Jury and getting an indictment. "The family would like to thank everyone for continuing to follow this case and keep the memories of Kaylee, Maddie, Xana and Ethan alive. They are what is important not the Defendant."

A week ago, Kohberger was indicted by a grand jury on four counts of First Degree Murder, and one count of Felony Burglary.

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The judge also told the prosecution that they have 60 days to officially seek the death penalty. As of now, Kohberger faces death if convicted, though prosecutors have not said publicly if they will seek the death penalty.