https://www.theblaze.com/news/police-arrest-man-idaho-students-murder

Police have arrested a man in connection with the brutal murder of four college students in Idaho last month.

Law enforcement sources told WNBC-TV that a 25-year-old man was apprehended in the area of Scranton, Pennsylvania, more than 2,500 miles from where the gruesome crime took place. KHQ-TV, the news station local to the crime, confirmed the arrest, citing sources with family members of the victims and law enforcement.

The suspect, whose name was not immediately released, was arraigned in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, court on Friday, KHQ reported. The charges against him were not released.

The Moscow Police Department has scheduled a press conference for Friday afternoon, presumably to announce the arrest and provide details about the suspect and the charges against him.

Sources, meanwhile, told Fox News the suspect is a college student who does not attend the University of Idaho, where the four murdered students attended. CNN reported that the FBI made the arrest.

What is the background?

The case of the murdered students — 20-year-olds Ethan Chapin and Xana Kernodle and 21-year-olds Kaylee Goncalves and Madison Mogen — has shocked and mystified the nation.

Police believe the students were attacked in the early morning hours on Nov. 13. They were brutally stabbed to death in a rental home that the three female victims — Xana, Kaylee, and Madison — shared with two other students, who were asleep on a different level of the house at the time of the attack.

Multiple law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, have been investigating the incident. But investigators have released few details about the case, which has brought significant attention to the horrific crime.

Police did not disclose prior to Friday any suspects or persons of interest.

Law enforcement most recently said they were searching for a white Hyundai Elantra they believe was near the crime scene on the night of the attack.



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