Crime: Police release map in desperate search for leads in University of Idaho murders

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  University of Idaho murders: police can't say if survivors are witnesses or suspects Moscow, Idaho, police haven't ruled out as suspects the two roommates who were home when four Idaho college students were slaughtered, an official told Fox News Digital. Your browser does not support this video "These are people who may have seen the crime but on the flip side may have committed the crime," said Aaron Snell, the communication director for the Idaho State Police. "We don’t know if they are witnesses, victims or suspects, so until we do a thorough investigation, naming them would be inappropriate." Snell added that the roommates had been "fully cooperative.

Moscow, Idaho, police are asking for the public's help in solving the baffling murders of four college students in a home near campus over the weekend.

"Detectives working on the University of Idaho homicides are seeking additional tips and leads to further the investigation," reads a post, accompanied by a map, that went up on the City of Moscow Police Department's Facebook page Friday afternoon.

The aerial map includes pinpoints showing the victims' final movements before they were brutally slaughtered Nov. 13 inside a home at 1122 King Road near the university's fraternity row.

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Ethan Chapin, 20; Madison Mogen, 21; Xana Kernodle, 20; and Kaylee Goncalves, 21, were attacked with an "edged weapon," likely a knife, between 3-4 a.m. according to police.

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Police have named the four victims of an apparent quadruple homicide at the University of Idaho as Maddie Mogen, Ethan Chapin, Xana Kernodle, and Kaylee Goncalves. Instagram: @maddiemogen, @kayleegoncalves, @ethanchapin4 © Instagram: @maddiemogen, @kayleegoncalves, @ethanchapin4 Police have named the four victims of an apparent quadruple homicide at the University of Idaho as Maddie Mogen, Ethan Chapin, Xana Kernodle, and Kaylee Goncalves. Instagram: @maddiemogen, @kayleegoncalves, @ethanchapin4

The map plots the night of November 12th into the early morning hours of November 13th, with the locations and approximate times that Goncalves and Mogen went to the Corner Club bar in downtown Moscow before they headed to the Grub Truck for food a few blocks away.

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Mogen and Goncalves were captured on video at 1:41 a.m. near the food truck in a clip posted to Twitch – an online platform for livestreaming.

The women are shown standing in line as they chat with friends. Meanwhile, Chapin and Kernodle, who were dating, attended a party at the Sigma Chi house before heading home.

The four victims arrived at the house shortly after 1:45 p.m., police said.

General view of the Sigma Chi house in Moscow, Idaho on Monday, November 14, 2022. Visible in the background just to the left of the roof is the home where four University of Idaho students, including Sigma Chi fraternity brother Ethan Chapin, were murdered. Derek Shook for Fox New Digital © Derek Shook for Fox New Digital General view of the Sigma Chi house in Moscow, Idaho on Monday, November 14, 2022. Visible in the background just to the left of the roof is the home where four University of Idaho students, including Sigma Chi fraternity brother Ethan Chapin, were murdered. Derek Shook for Fox New Digital

Two female roommates, who live with the victims, were there when the students were knifed to death, authorities said Wednesday at a press conference.

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Idaho State Police Communications Director Aaron Snell told Fox News Digital that the attack survivors haven't been ruled out as suspects.

The Corner Club, a local bar, is within walking distance from the University of Idaho. Audrey Conklin/Fox News Digital © Audrey Conklin/Fox News Digital The Corner Club, a local bar, is within walking distance from the University of Idaho. Audrey Conklin/Fox News Digital

He said that investigators had not zeroed in on a motive, identified a person of interest or determined if there was a single assailant.

"Right now, all options are on the table. We haven’t excluded anything yet," he said. "We have not come to any conclusion yet, and I know that’s frustrating to the public, but this is a very complex and difficult case."

Police came upon the horrifying scene at about noon after responding to a 911 call that reported an "unconscious individual" at the address.

University of Idaho victims Maddie Mogen and Kaylee Goncalves seen in video footage hours before they were killed near the GrubTruck. Twitch/ GrubTruckers © Twitch/ GrubTruckers University of Idaho victims Maddie Mogen and Kaylee Goncalves seen in video footage hours before they were killed near the GrubTruck. Twitch/ GrubTruckers

Authorities haven't disclosed the identity of the caller or a reason for the delay in placing the call.

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Latah County Coroner Cathy Mabbutt told NewsNation Friday that the victims were found in bed with multiple stab wounds to their chest and described the weapon as a "really large knife."

She told Idaho News that the attack seemed "personal."

A split photo showing the crime scene and the victims, including University of Idaho students Ethan Chapin, 20; Xana Kernodle, 20; Madison Mogen, 21; and Kaylee Goncalves, 21. Angela Palermo/Idaho Statesman/Tribune News Service via Getty Images/Instagram/ @kayleegoncalves © Angela Palermo/Idaho Statesman/Tribune News Service via Getty Images/Instagram/ @kayleegoncalves A split photo showing the crime scene and the victims, including University of Idaho students Ethan Chapin, 20; Xana Kernodle, 20; Madison Mogen, 21; and Kaylee Goncalves, 21. Angela Palermo/Idaho Statesman/Tribune News Service via Getty Images/Instagram/ @kayleegoncalves

She said the victims were found in bed and may have been ambushed when they were asleep.

Police are asking anyone who observed suspicious behavior, has video surveillance, or other irrelevant information to call the tip line at 208-883-7180 or email [email protected]

Audrey Conklin and Sarah Rumpf contributed to this report.

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