Accused Idaho Killer Probably Murdered Females Before, Leaves ‘Calling Card’ at the Crime Scene: Experts

Accused Idaho killer Bryan Kohberger has probably killed or was violent in some way before the November 13 deaths of four University of Idaho students, according to legal experts.

Speaking with Dr. Phil, former FBI special agent Jonathan Gilliam said that it’s probable that Kohberger stalked and possibly killed other females.

“I think he’s killed before most likely,” Gilliam said. “Not four people, but I think he’s probably stalked and potentially killed females before,” he suggested.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, Kohberger is in jail facing murder and burglary charges in connection with the slayings of students Ethan Chapin, 20; Madison Mogen, 21; Xana Kernodle, 20; and 21-year-old Kaylee Goncalves.

The victims were found stabbed to death in their off-campus rental on King Road, near the school. Kohberger is currently the only named suspect in the slayings.

The murder weapon was not found, but an arrest affidavit stated that a sheath with Kohberger’s touch DNA was found at the crime scene. Trial attorney Mercedes Colwin said the sheath may have been left behind intentionally as a “calling card.”

“It could be, I mean it’s almost as if – and we’ve seen this with other killers, it’s their calling card, ‘I got this,’” Colwin explained.

“Especially if you think you’re smarter than everybody else, and he certainly – he had gloves, at least that’s what’s presumed, that he had gloves. He tried to cover himself, did something to dispose of the clothing, if he in fact is the killer, then of course, this is something that could have just been a calling card and left it there.”

Forensics expert and medicolegal death investigator Joseph Scott Morgan added that he, too, believes it’s possible that the latest incident is probably not the first time Kohberger struck out.

Dr. Phil: “If he’s the guy, you think this was his first murder?”

Morgan: “Murder? Possibly. Bad act? No.”

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Meanwhile, Kohberger remains behind bars without bail. His next hearing is scheduled for June.

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[Feature Photo: Bryan Kohberger, who is accused of killing four University of Idaho students, is escorted to an extradition hearing at the Monroe County Courthouse in Stroudsburg, Pa., Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, Pool)]