Idaho murders update: Bryan Kohberger trial to be livestreamed by court after news cameras banned

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Idaho College Murders Updates
Idaho College Murders Updates

MOSCOW, Idaho (WPVI) -- The judge presiding over the Idaho murders case against Bryan Kohberger is banning news cameras at the trial.

It will instead be live-streamed with court equipment on the court's YouTube channel.

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Kohberger is accused of brutally stabbing four University of Idaho students to death on Nov. 13, 2022, in a gruesome home invasion that garnered intrigue from people across the nation.

The move is considered a win for the Pocono, Pennsylvania native, whose lawyers wanted individual cameras to be banned so that photographers could not zoom in with close-ups of the defendant.

The decision cannot be appealed.

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ABC News pieced together information from an affidavit released by authorities, verified publicly available evidence and pulled in reporting to create a visual timeline outlining events in the case.

The judge said the ruling balances the public's interest as well as Kohberger's right to a fair trial.