Bryan Kohberger was a Professor at WSU before the Idaho Murders

According to the Idaho Police investigation, Bryan Kohberger was fired from his WSU teaching post just days before the Idaho killings were discovered.

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Bryan Kohberger was facing disciplinary action at Washington State University (WSU) around the time of the deaths of four University of Idaho students, before being dismissed only days before his arrest.

As part of his graduate program, the 28-year-old criminology Ph.D. student began working as a teaching assistant in the criminology department in August.

However, within a month, he was being investigated by the institution for “behavioral difficulties” and a “sexist attitude towards women,” according to NewsNation.

The source got a thorough history of his troubles in the department, which revealed that Mr. Bryan Kohberger was cautioned about his behavior many times and was summoned to several meetings with academics owing to their worries.

His attitude towards women was noted as a prominent worry, with the criminal justice student reportedly being “rude to women”, evaluating the women that he taught differently than the men, and having a “sexist attitude towards females he interacted with at the institution”.

During his four-month term as a teaching assistant, Mr. Bryan Kohberger allegedly had many run-ins with one of the lecturers, Professor John Snyder.

The first confrontation occurred on September 23, and he was summoned to meet with the professor on October 3 to explain his behavior.

But his behavior only worsened, with accounts of him becoming increasingly “feisty,” “belligerent,” and arguing with teachers in the days leading up to the killings.

Professor Snyder wrote Mr. Bryan Kohberger on October 21st, informing him that he had failed to satisfy the expectations stated in their prior meeting.

Mr. Bryan Kohberger allegedly met with the professor on November 2nd, 11 days before the killings, to discuss an “improvement plan” for his behavior.

On November 13, less than two weeks later, the 28-year-old is accused of stabbing to death Ethan Chapin, Xana Kernodle, Madison Mogen, and Kaylee Goncalves at a student residence in Moscow, Idaho, just over the Washington line.

Following the slayings, the institution continued to be concerned about his behavior.

On 7 December, Mr. Kohberger attended a meeting with the professor regarding the improvement plan, before engaging in yet another argument with him two days later.

The professor criticized his actions, writing to the alleged killer that it was “clear that you have not made progress about your professionalism”.

Mr. Bryan Kohberger was sacked from his WSU teaching position on December 19, a little over a month after the killings, according to NewsNation.

On December 30, he was apprehended at his parents’ house near the Poconos Mountains and accused of the heinous quadruple homicide. He is presently being imprisoned in Moscow, awaiting his preliminary hearing in June.

The Independent media has requested feedback from Professor Snyder and WSU.

The news comes as law enforcement authorities in two different Pennsylvania counties reported that they had been combing through unresolved cold cases for any possible links to Mr. Kohberger.

The defendant, who is now facing the death penalty on four charges of murder, grew up in Albrightsville, Pennsylvania, and had just recently come to Washington state to begin his Ph.D. study in the summer of 2022.

He had no past criminal record, but Northampton Area District Attorney Terence Houck told King5 that his office was investigating if Mr. Kohberger had struck before in the county where he attended community college.

Mr. Houck said, “nothing with relation to Bryan Kohberger has come about in our investigations of cold cases or unresolved crimes to this far, but we always continue to investigate and pursue leads”.

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said that officials had looked into any possible connections between Mr. Brayn Kohberger and unsolved crimes in the region.

Mr. Bryan Kohberger studied criminology at DeSales University for four years before moving to Washington.

During his time there, he studied under famous forensic psychologist Katherine Ramsland, who examined the BTK serial murderer and collaborated with him on the book Confession of a Serial Killer: The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer.

He also took out a study effort “to explore how emotions and psychological features impact decision-making while committing a crime”.

Mr. Martin stated that no links had been established between Mr. Kohberger and unsolved incidents in Lehigh County.

Mr. Kohberger had previously made contact with authorities when he called 911 to report his automobile being locked behind a parked fence on a cycle track.

No reason has been offered for the November 13 incident, and investigators have not established what, if any, link Mr. Kohberger had to the victims.

The document, which was unsealed in January, indicated that authorities think Mr. Kohberger followed the student house in the days leading up to the mass murder, with cellphone data showing him passing by the residence 12 times before November 13th.

Investigators suspect Mr. Kohberger turned off his smartphone during the murders to avoid discovery.

However, cellphone data shows him near the residence on King Road at roughly 9 a.m. on November 13, implying that he returned to the site of the crime mere hours after allegedly murdering the four victims at around 4 a.m., according to the affidavit.

In addition to cellphone data, the document states that other evidence led to Mr. Kohberger’s arrest for the student killings.

According to the complaint, his DNA was also recovered on a knife sheath left at the site by the perpetrator, and his white Hyundai Elantra was seen on security film at the crime scene at the time of the killings.

After meeting the killer in the aftermath of the killings, one of the victims’ surviving roommates was able to partially describe him to detectives.

Police in Washington issued search warrants for Mr. Kohberger’s apartment in Pullman and his workplace at Washington State University in January (WSU).

The searches took place on December 30, the same day he was brought into police custody in Pennsylvania.

Investigators collected several things from his residence, including suspected human and animal hair strands, a disposable glove, objects with red and brown stains, and a computer, according to the released records.

There were no things taken from his office, which he shared with other Ph.D. students.

The murder weapon, a fixed-blade knife, was not found throughout the searches and its location remains unknown.

Mr. Kohberger is due back in court on June 26 for his preliminary hearing.

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