“These murders have shaken our group, and no arrest will ever deliver again these younger college students,” Fry stated. “Nevertheless, we do imagine justice can be discovered by means of the prison course of.”
On Thursday, police had stated that the King Street home remained an energetic 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 court docket.
Acknowledging the outcry from critics who had accused police of not being forthcoming sufficient with their findings, Fry informed reporters he “one hundred pc” stood by how the investigation was dealt with, explaining that they stored “data pertinent to this case very, very tight” to make sure “when this goes to trial that we have executed every little thing 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 data—”something and every little thing”—pertaining to the case, so ideas had been nonetheless welcome.
“This investigation is much from over,” Thompson stated. “This isn’t an ending, however moderately a brand new starting.” The general public’s assist was nonetheless wanted, he stated, to “perceive absolutely every little thing there may be to know not solely concerning the particular person, however what occurred and why.”