Idaho authorities define stalker incident involving slain college pupil

The Moscow, Idaho, Police Division launched an announcement on Monday discussing the potential stalking and killing incident that occurred final month within the metropolis when 4 college students on the College of Idaho had been discovered useless at a home on Nov. 13 after getting back from totally different places that day.

Police on Monday particularly addressed claims made by one of many victims, Kaylee Goncalves, 21, shortly earlier than her dying that she had a “stalker.”

“Utilizing suggestions and leads, investigators have recognized an incident involving Kaylee at an area enterprise, which can have been the stalker reference she made to family and friends,” the division wrote in a Fb submit.

Two males, one among whom adopted Goncalves inside an area enterprise, had been interviewed by police, who decided that the scenario was an “remoted incident and never an ongoing sample of stalking.”

The boys should not suspected of involvement within the deaths of Goncalves and fellow college students Ethan Chapin, 20, Xana Kernodle, 20, and Madison Mogen, 21.

Nevertheless, Moscow legislation enforcement stated that investigators are nonetheless trying into the lead that Goncalves might have had a stalker.

No suspect has been recognized by police within the case, which occurred after the 2 20-year-old college students returned from a fraternity social gathering and the 2 21-year-olds returned from a downtown bar. The Moscow Police Division beforehand stated that the 4 appear to have been killed with an “edged” weapon in a focused assault.

Nevertheless, law enforcement officials proceed to look at greater than 2,645 emailed suggestions, 2,770 cellphone suggestions and 1,084 digital media submissions.

“The Moscow Police Division is dedicated to offering info each time potential however not on the expense of compromising the investigation and prosecution,” wrote legislation enforcement, defending its spare launch of knowledge to the general public for the reason that killings occurred final month.

The division urged anybody with details about the actions of the 4 college students from Nov. 12 to Nov. 13 to name the investigation tip line.