Idaho Murderer Could Face Firing Squad If New Bill Passes

  • Under a new bill introduced in the Idaho Legislature, the suspect in the quadruple homicide of four University of Idaho students could face a firing squad upon conviction if the prosecution seeks the death penalty.
  • Bryan Kohberger, 28, allegedly stabbed Kaylee Goncalves, 21, Madison Mogen, 21, Ethan Chapin, 20, and Xana Kernodle, 20, to death in their beds on Nov. 13 in their home.
  • A bill, introduced by Republican state Rep. Bruce Skaug, would reinstate execution by firing squad in the state, a method that was legal from 1982 to 2009.
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