Bryan Kohberger’s parents and family have broken their silence on their son’s arrest following the killings that occurred at the Idaho university and have stated that they will “support” him.
In their first statement to the public on Sunday, the family of the alleged murderer in Idaho, Bryan Kohberger, said that they are supporting their son and doing everything they can to “promote his presumption of innocence.”
On Friday, Kohberger, who is 28 years old, was taken into custody at the residence he shares with his family in Pennsylvania for the fatal stabbings that occurred on November 13.
The statement was issued by his public defender, Jason A. LaBar, on behalf of his family, which included his parents and his sister.
“We have fully cooperated with law enforcement agencies in an attempt to seek the truth and promote his presumption of innocence rather than judge unknown facts and make erroneous assumptions,” the family said.
The Kohberger family has stated that they “will continue to let the legal process unfold, and as a family, we will continue to love and support our son and brother.”
The family expressed their condolences to the four victims, who were students Kaylee Goncalves, Madison Mogen, Xana Kernodle, and Ethan Chapin, by adding that “there are no words that can completely explain the pain we feel, and we pray each day for them.”
The three members of the family wrote in their statement that they would “respect privacy in this matter until our family and the families experiencing loss can go forward through the judicial process.”