As authorities continue to investigate horrific stabbingInside his home earlier this month, police said detectives have now moved five vehicles from the crime scene to a storage location where they will continue to examine them and process evidence.
The Moscow Police Department announced in a news release posted on, “Today as part of the ongoing murder investigation and the original search warrant, detectives moved five vehicles from within the police perimeter to an additional Transferred to a secure long-term storage location.” Tuesday
Video posted by Fox News showed snow-covered cars being towed away.
Police say they are currently looking for relevant details that may shed light on the incidents and those involved in the murders. Detectives have asked anyone with information to call the department’s tip line at 208-883-7180.
On the morning of November 13, university students and housewivesMadison Mogen and Zana Kurnodl, along with student Ethan Chapin, were killed at a women’s residence near campus after returning home from a night out. There were two surviving roommates, police said, who slept in the house that night and called 911 the next morning after finding one of the four deceased students unconscious. The Latah County coroner later ruled each of his causes of death as homicide by stabbing.
Moscow Police Department officials have not identified a suspect two weeks after the quadruple murder. The department said Sunday that tips continued to pour in, while members of the community uploaded more than 500 digital submissions to FBI Link seeking information in the case.
Moscow police said, “We understand there is a sense of fear in our community.”
Although detectives have already used various tips and surveillance video to locate possible suspects, they are currently seeking additional tips and surveillance footage of “any unusual behavior” seen during the night of November 12. — while Goncalves and Mogen were out in downtown Moscow and Kernell and Chapin were at the university’s Sigma Chi fraternity house — and in the early hours of November 13.
Police had earlier said they were investigatingThis suggests that someone was following Goncalves before his death. However, according to the Moscow Police Department, despite receiving a deluge of reports, investigators have yet to confirm or identify a possible stalker.
Moscow Police Chief James Fry on 16 NovemberInvestigators believed it was “a targeted attack.” But in the days that followed, however, police did not clarify that remark, or explain how they could make that statement without being suspicious.
But in a statement Wednesday night, the department appeared to back away from that step, addressing recent conflicting comments by Latah County Prosecuting Attorney Bill Thompson about whether the attack was targeted. The department on Wednesday called Thompson’s comments the result of a “miscommunication” and said detectives “currently do not know whether the residence or any occupants were specifically targeted.”
It all happened as the University of Idaho hosted a candlelight vigil Wednesday evening to honor the memory of the four students. One was held at the Moscow campus and the other at Boise University.