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Person of Interest Arrested in Pennsylvania Near Pocono Mountains – NBC10 Philadelphia

A man has been detained near the Pocono Mountains in connection with the murder of four University of Idaho students.

Brian Coberger, 28, is a person of interest in custody in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, sources confirmed to NBC10’s Deanna Durante and Brian Sheehan.

Coberger appeared before a Monroe County judge around 8:30 a.m. Friday, sources told NBC10, and court records show that he is currently in a Monroe County correctional facility and is being extradited. Waiting. The nature of the arrest and further circumstances surrounding Coberger’s arrest are not yet known.

A photo of Brian Coberger (28), a key figure in the murder of four college students in Moscow, Idaho. (Credit: Monroe County Correctional Facility)

The November 13 murders of four students — Madison Morgan, Cary Gonsalves, Xana Carnold, and Ethan Chapin — shocked communities in Moscow, Idaho, and drew national attention.

Police said the four were stabbed to death in the middle of the night at an off-campus house rented by three female students. The investigation up to this point has been largely empty. Two roommates on the first floor, who police say were sleeping during the attack, have already been ruled out as suspects.

A press conference is scheduled for 4:00 pm ET in Moscow, Idaho.

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