“These murders have shaken our group, and no arrest will ever convey again these younger college students,” Fry stated. “Nonetheless, we do consider justice can be discovered by the prison course of.”
On Thursday, police had stated that the King Highway home remained an lively crime scene however the clean-up course of to take away potential biohazards or different dangerous substances used to gather proof had begun. Fry stated following Kohberger’s arrest that the remediation was on maintain per a request from the courtroom.
Acknowledging the outcry from critics who had accused police of not being forthcoming sufficient with their findings, Fry informed reporters he “100%” stood by how the investigation was dealt with, explaining that they saved “info pertinent to this case very, very tight” to make sure “when this goes to trial that we have accomplished every part proper.”
He wouldn’t touch upon any attainable motive for the slayings or whether or not the suspect and victims knew one another, noting that their investigation was nonetheless ongoing and he anticipated these particulars would come out at a later date.
Fry stated they continued to hunt info—”something and every part”—pertaining to the case, so ideas had been nonetheless welcome.
“This investigation is much from over,” Thompson stated. “This isn’t an ending, however slightly a brand new starting.” The general public’s assist was nonetheless wanted, he stated, to “perceive absolutely every part there’s to know not solely concerning the particular person, however what occurred and why.”