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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Two former detectives with the LAPD and NYPD weigh in on information police have released regarding the murders of four University of Idaho students.The Moscow Police Department (MPD) described the attack as isolated and targeted in a Tuesday press release. Authorities have since revealed that the victims — Ethan Chapin, 20; Xana Kernodle, 20; Madison Mogen, 21; and Kaylee Goncalves, 21 — were stabbed to death, possibly while asleep, at about 3 a.m. or 4 a.m. on Nov. 13.
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.
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO MURDERS TIMELINE: WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE SLAUGHTER OF FOUR STUDENTS
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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Crime experts Ted Williams and Dr. Michael Baden weighed in on the University of Idaho stabbings on Sunday's 'Fox & Friends Weekend,' discussing key forensic details.Former homicide detective Ted Williams and forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden dissected what is already known about the crime following a week of investigations on Sunday's "Fox & Friends Weekend," claiming some evidence from the scene could help investigators identify a suspect.
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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.
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.
Authorities haven't disclosed the identity of the caller or a reason for the delay in placing the call.
The Tragic Final Post Of One Of The Murdered University Of Idaho Students
The University of Idaho and the city of Moscow are on edge after the inexplicable murders of four students. Here's the tragic final post of one victim.Coroner Cathy Mabbutt told The New York Times, "It's such a horrific crime." She added, "It's hard to think that somebody, whether they live here or they were here, commits something like that and is at large." CNN reports that some of the victims had defense wounds, but police said they were "likely asleep" when they were attacked. So what exactly happened on the night of the murders? The New York Times explains that Chapin and Kernodle, who were a couple, were at a party between 8 and 9 p.m.
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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."
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.
Idaho murders: Detectives, FBI return to campus stabbing scene, collect evidence and meet with prosecutor .
Police and FBI agents returned Friday to the Moscow home where four University of Idaho students were stabbed to death in their sleep earlier this month.Aaron Snell, the communications director for the Idaho State Police, told Fox News Digital downplayed the significance of the late meeting and said investigators had been routinely putting in long hours.