Suspect still not identified two weeks after University of Idaho students stabbed to death:

two weeks after four University of Idaho students stabbed to death In their rooms, police reported that tips and 911 calls were ongoing — but a suspect has not yet been identified.

The Moscow Police Department said on Sunday they had received 78 calls for “unusual circumstances” and 36 requests that police conduct welfare checks on loved ones – up from 70 and 18, respectively, they received during the month of October. He said community members have uploaded nearly 500 digital media submissions to FBI Link seeking tips on the matter.

“We understand there is a climate of fear in our community,” police said.

Four students, three women and a man, were found dead on 13 November in a rented house near the campus. A county coroner said he was asleep when he was attacked.

the victims Madison Mogen, 21, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, was a homemaker; Xana Kernodle, 20, Post Falls, Idaho; Kaylee Goncalves, 21, Rathdrum, Idaho; and boyfriend Ethan Chapin, 20, of Kernodle, of Mount Vernon, Washington.

CBS affiliate KREM-TV reported that several University of Idaho students are returning to campus after fall break as police search for a suspect.

Student Carl Surmanis told the station, “It’s a little confusing. It caught everyone by surprise.” “Everyone is finding ways to overcome it. For me it’s getting through my classes, but I think everyone’s just trying to move forward.”

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Local police and federal agents continue to follow leads, but said they have ruled out two other stabbings in the Pacific Northwest.

“There have been several media inquiries regarding the 1999 double stabbing in Pullman, Washington, and the 2021 double stabbing (with one death) in Salem, Oregon,” Moscow police said in a press release Friday. “Although these cases share similarities with the King Street massacre, there does not appear to be any evidence to support a relatedness of the cases.”

Police have warned against speculations that create fear in the community and spread false facts. The press release states that as of Friday, 113 pieces of physical evidence have been collected and sent to the Idaho State Police Crime Laboratory for processing and analysis.

Police said that Idaho Gov. Brad Little has directed up to $1 million in state emergency funds for the ongoing investigation.

The University of Idaho is hosting Candlelight Vigils on November 30 at 5 p.m. to honor the memory of the four students. One will be held at the Moscow campus and the other at Boise University.

Boise State University students and people who knew the University of Idaho students killed in Moscow, Idaho pay tribute at a vigil on Nov. 17, 2022 at BSU.

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