New documents in Kohberger case reveal ‘internal affairs investigation’

Posted at 2:28 PM, March 29, 2023 and last updated 2:43 PM, March 29, 2023

By: KIVI Staff

LATAH COUNTY, Idaho (KIVI) — Court documents have been filed blocking the release of any information related to Brady/Giglio material in the State’s case against Bryan Kohberger.

Bryan Kohberger at a hearing in Latah County District Court, Jan. 5, 2023.

FILE – Bryan Kohberger, left, who is accused of killing four University of Idaho students in November 2022, looks toward his attorney, public defender Anne Taylor, right, during a hearing in Latah County District Court, Jan. 5, 2023, in Moscow, Idaho. Law enforcement officials seized dark clothing, medical gloves, a flashlight and other items from a Pennsylvania home where they arrested Kohberger, a graduate student charged with stabbing four University of Idaho students to death, according to newly unsealed court documents. The records were made public Tuesday, Feb. 28. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool, File)

Kohberger is accused of murdering four University of Idaho students in November 2022.

Giglio or Brady list is a list compiled, usually by a prosecutor’s office or a police department, containing the names and details of law enforcement officers. Under the law, police officers are considered team members of the prosecution.

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In the case of Kohberger, an internal affairs investigation involving one of the officers connected to in the case could impeach the officer as a credible witness.

Documents of protection were filed on Monday, March 27, prohibiting anyone to discuss the contents of the internal affairs investigation material.

Material may or may not be relevant to the case, as it could be a non-related incident, i.e. domestic violence, speeding, drug use, etc.

Under the law, the prosecution is obligated to disclose any exculpatory evidence to the defense if they are aware of it.

This story was originally published on March 29, 2023, by KIVI in Boise, Idaho, an E.W. Scripps Company.

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