Crime Stories with Nancy Grace: Suspect Bryan Kohberger Defense ‘Torment’ Surviving Murder Victim

Bryan Kohberger’s defense team is trying to compel one of the two women who survived mass murder in an Idaho home to testify.

Kohberger’s attorneys have asked a Nevada court for Bethany Funke to travel to Idaho and testify as a witness for Kohberger. Funke does not want to appear and is fighting the subpoena through her own lawyer.

According to the defense, Funke has information that could prove Kohberger’s innocence. Funke’s attorney filed a motion, arguing that there is “no further information or detail pertaining to the substance of the testimony, its materiality, or the alleged exculpatory information of Ms. Funke or why it would be entertained at preliminary hearing.”

Funke’s lawyer also argues that Nevada law requires a hearing before the subpoena could be issued. There was no hearing.

As of now, the extent of Funke’s testimony and whether it could help Kohberger is not known.

Joining Nancy Grace Today:

Dale Carson– High Profile Criminal Defense Attorney (Jacksonville), Former FBI Agent & Former Police Officer (Miami-Dade County); Author: “Arrest-Proof Yourself;” Twitter: @DaleCarsonLaw
Chris McDonough – Director At the Cold Case Foundation, Former Homicide Detective, Host of YouTube Channel- “The Interview Room”
Sheryl McCollum – Cold Case Investigative Research Institute Founder; Host of  “Zone 7;” Twitter: @ColdCaseTips
Dr. Michelle DuPre – Forensic Consultant, Medical Examiner & Detective: Lexington County Sheriff’s Department; Author: “Homicide Investigation Field Guide” & “Investigating Child Abuse Field Guide;” Former Forensic Pathologist
Caitlyn Becker – Senior Reporter, (Los Angeles, CA), Instagram/Twitter: @CaitlynBecker

Additional Guest

  • Dr. Joni Johnston -Forensic Psychologist and Private Investigator (performs risk and threat assessments on violent offenders); Author: “Serial Killers: 101 Questions True Crime Fans Ask”

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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.]