Idaho student killing: Police believe four killed in ‘targeted attack’
neighbor around University of Idaho students murdered Reddit has hit out at detectives who have raised suspicions over him in the wake of the brutal stabbing.
Student Jeremy Reagan said on Tuesday he had “nothing to hide” but admitted he was “upset at being compared to a killer” after his previous media interviews became the subject of intense scrutiny on social media.
his comment came in the form of Moscow Police Department seized five cars from the victims’ home and moved them to a “more secure long-term storage location to continue processing evidence”.
Moscow will hold community vigil on Wednesday Honoring slain students Madison MogenKaylee Goncalves, Zana Kerandole and Ethan Chapin, who were found murdered in their beds on November 13.
Vigils were delayed until after the Thanksgiving break as fearful students fled the city. police call log analyzed by independent Reveal that, following the murders, locals have remained on edge and have called 911 multiple times to report “suspicious” men and other disturbing incidents in the area.
Officials now admit ‘targeted’ may not be ‘best word’ for Idaho college killings
Authorities now say “targeted” may not be the “best word” to describe the killings of four University of Idaho students — in what marks the latest walkback from investigators baffled by the violent crime.
From the start of the investigation, officials insisted the attack was “targeted” – but refused to say what led them to that conclusion.
Officials are also tight-lipped on whether all four victims were targeted or whether the killer targeted one victim, the others being in the wrong place at the wrong time
Now, local prosecutors are following up on the claim that the killings were “targeted”, admitting that “probably not the best word to use” to describe the brutal killings.
Latah County Prosecutor Bill Thompson said, “It looks like the word targeted has different meanings to different people who are listening and probably isn’t the best word to use.” news nation on Tuesday.
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Rachel Sharpe30 November 2022 14:30
How a former sorority sister is trying to keep students safe
A University of Idaho alumna has raised nearly $20,000 in donations to buy 1,900 personal alarms for terrified students living with the mass killer in Moscow.
Kerry Ullhorn, a 37-year-old former member of Delta Gamma sorority, told independent That she wanted to help students feel safe in the college town after four sorority and fraternity members were killed in a brutal knife attack on Nov. 13.
“The hope is that these will give students a small sense of security on campus and also let them know that their alumni and others care deeply enough to keep them and the University that we love a safe place for them.” do,” she said.
Rachel Sharpe30 November 2022 14:10
The victim’s father disclosed as soon as he came to know about the daughter’s murder
The father of slain student Kaylee Gonsalves has spoken about the moment he learned there had been a brutal knife attack close to the University of Idaho campus.
Steve Goncalves told ABC’s GMA on Tuesday that it was a family member on campus — not local police — who first called to tell him about the murder.
He said he then tried to call Madison Mogen — his daughter’s best friend and someone who was part of the family — only to learn she was also among the victims.
“I realized Maddie was gone too,” he said.
Rachel Sharpe30 November 2022 13:50
IMAGE: Cars seized from the victims’ homes
Police have seized five cars from the house where four University of Idaho students were brutally killed in a quadruple murder that rocked the small college town of Moscow.
The Moscow Police Department said a tow truck removed vehicles from outside the property on King Road on Tuesday – some of them belonging to the victims – and moved them “to a more secure long-term storage location”.
“Today, as part of the ongoing homicide investigation and original search warrant, there will be increased detective activity and tow trucks will be on-site as investigators move five vehicles from within the police perimeter to a more secure long-term storage location. Processing evidence,” the department said in a statement.
Rachel Sharpe30 November 2022 13:30
Here’s why the 911 caller may have said ‘person unconscious’:
Ever since four victims were found stabbed to death at an off-campus home in Moscow, Idaho, questions have been swirling around the 911 calls.
The students are believed to have been murdered around 3 am or 4 am on the morning of 13 November. The attack was brutal and each victim was stabbed multiple times.
However, police were not called to the home until a call to 911 at 11.58am on Sunday alerted officers to an “unconscious person” at the King Road home.
Police said the roommates slept during the murders and when they woke up on Sunday, they called some unidentified friends to the house because they believed one of the victims on the second floor had “passed out and was not awake”. “.
After friends arrived at the scene, the 911 call was made from the cell phones of the roommates who were still alive inside the house.
Officers found the bodies of two of the victims on the second floor and the other two victims on the third floor.
It is unclear what the roommates and “other friends” discovered before making the call, and why they only described the victim as “unconscious.”
Kaylee Goncalves’ father, Steve Goncalves, offered some clarification about the events inside the home in an interview with ABC’s GMA on Tuesday, in which the caller described the victim as “unconscious.”
“I know girls reach out through texting and calls, so I can just ignore the phone,” he said.
“Knowing how my daughter is… that she won’t ignore calls and texting.”
Rachel Sharpe30 November 2022 13:10
Kaylee Goncalves’ father reveals secret ‘private party’ ride
Kaylee Goncalves’ father has revealed the secret of the “private party” that drove his daughter and her best friend, Madison Mogen, home shortly before she was brutally murdered.
Police said Mogen and Gonçalves spent the night of 12 November at The Corner Club sports bar in downtown Moscow.
He then visited the Grub Truck – a nearby late-night food truck where he ordered a bite to eat.
From there, police said a “private party” gave them a ride home, returning to the three-storey property on King Road at around 1.56am on 13 November.
Steve Goncalves told ABC’s GMA on Tuesday that it was a witchcraft-designated driver service that drove the two young women home.
Sorority-designated driver services are programs specifically designed to ensure that sorority members get home safely.
Rachel Sharpe30 November 2022 12:50
Local pizza place and student send food to police work case
A local pizza place and University of Idaho students are fundraising and distributing food to police officers working the murder case.
A fundraiser set up on Spotfund.com is welcoming donations from members of the public, with that money then being used to place orders with Moscow business Pizza Perfection.
“Moscow, Idaho police and other agencies are working tirelessly to solve the murders of four students,” the fundraiser reads.
“While it’s not going to change their lives, we’ll order 16 XL pizzas delivered to 50 of them any day,” it continued.
“Sometimes a small gesture of support can go a long way for these traumatized, exhausted and dedicated workers.”
Rachel Sharpe30 November 2022 12:30
Announcement of scholarship to the victim
The literary society Sigma Chi announced a scholarship yesterday to honor Ethan Chapin, a member of the fraternity who was fatally stabbed along with three other University of Idaho students.
“We join the Gamma Eta chapter in remembering a young man who was deeply loved and respected, and extend our condolences to the families, friends and loved ones of Ethan, Zana Kernodle, Kaylee Goncalves and Madison Mogen,” the foundation said. Deepest condolences.” in a statement.
The Ethan Chapin Memorial Scholarship Fund will be presented each year to one graduating member of the fraternity.
Rachel Sharpe30 November 2022 12:10
Distance learning shouldn’t ‘hinder’ investigation, says ex-FBI agent
Jonathan Gilliam, a former special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), said the investigation into the murder of four University of Idaho students should not be hindered because of the school’s decision to allow students to learn remotely after the Thanksgiving break. meets.
Gilliam told Fox News, “I don’t think the investigation will be hindered, as long as the school and the police department are in contact with the students and making sure they can call if they remember anything.” “
“And I think that will hinder things, if they try to tone it down and not keep in touch with the students and try to get people to refresh their memory, that could be an issue because people Must have seen something that was a little out of the norm and they buried it in their head and didn’t say anything about it.
Rachel Sharpe30 November 2022 11:50
Neighbors hit out at Reddit detectives who claimed her media presence was suspicious
A neighbor of four Idaho murder victims blasted Internet detectives who claimed their media presence was suspicious.
In a recent interview, Jeremy Reagan, a third-year law student at the University of Idaho, said he went to bed early the night the murders took place. However, Reddit detectives are finding his statements suspicious.
Mr. Reagan addressed online conspiracy theories about him and told Court TV on Tuesday that he “didn’t do it. I have nothing to hide. I’m willing to provide DNA, fingerprints… whatever they want.”
In an earlier interview with Fox News, Mr. Reagan said, “I went to bed early that night” and “then a few hours later we got a message, and there was a bunch of police here. And then that’s been a week since It was the end of normalcy.
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Rachel Sharpe30 November 2022 11:30