Moscow homicide victims identified

Investigations still in place, K-9 dog searches crime scene

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The Moscow Police Department investigates a possible homicide at an apartment complex near the University of Idaho, Nov. 14, in Moscow, Idaho.

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor

On Sunday, four University of Idaho students were killed in a homicide case. This morning, the victims were identified.

Out of the four victims, two were in-state students and two were out-of-state, according to an Idaho Statesman article.

The victims include Madison Mogen, 21, from Coeur d’Alene, ID, Kaylee GonCalves, 21, from Rathdrum, ID, Xana Kernodle, 20, from Avondale, AZ, and Ethan Chapin, 20, from Conway, WA, according to the article.

The investigation of the student‘s death is still in place, according to the article. While no suspect has been named yet, the police do not see an ongoing threat to the community based on their investigations so far.

At around 1:30 p.m., police had a K-9 search the perimeter of the property. Police are still not talking to the media.

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The Moscow Police Department dispatches a K-9 unit to investigate a possible homicide at an apartment complex near the University of Idaho, Nov. 14, in Moscow, Idaho.

UI canceled classes today out of respect for the four students who lost their lives this weekend, according to the article.

The school is planning a vigil for the students Wednesday evening on the administration lawn, according to a Spokesman-Review article.